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  Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with a keynote presentation at ACG CT

October 1, 2012 - Stamford, CT

Anatomy of a Turnaround: ACG Connecticut’s October Meeting
Examines a Connecticut Manufacturer’s Success Story
From purchase through the recession to exit, lessons learned

How do you engineer a turnaround story in a Connecticut manufacturing company? Scott I. Oakford, Managing Partner of Stamford-based Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, will explain how at the October meeting of the Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid to large companies. The meeting will take place 7:30 – 9:30 am at the Stamford Marriott on Friday, October 5.

ACG CT President Karin (McKittrick) Kovacic said, “We are pleased to welcome Scott Oakford and look forward to hearing his story of Hamilton Robinson’s success of turning around the Connecticut-based business of Davis-Standard. As an organization focused on the economic health of Connecticut, it is always exciting to hear of local investors and local businesses teaming up with another.”

Mr. Oakford added, “The Davis-Standard story illustrates that U.S.-based manufacturers can survive and thrive in a global economy through a combination of culture change, lean operations, and add-on acquisitions that fuel growth. Today, Davis-Standard does business in Europe and Asia as well as the U.S.” Members of the media are invited to attend free of charge. To reserve your spot, please contact Laura Brophy at lbrophy@marketcompr.com.

About ACG
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid to large companies. Leaders in corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms focused on building value in their organizations belong to ACG. They recognize the multiple benefits of networking within an influential community of executives growing public and private companies worldwide. For 50 years, ACG members have focused on strategic activities that increase revenues, profits and, ultimately, stakeholder value. Today ACG stands at more than 14,000 members representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid- market companies in 56 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia. The Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Connecticut) is one of the fastest growing, most vibrant ACG chapters in the country. ACG Connecticut is comprised of close to 300 local professionals focused on middle-market corporate growth (i.e.: mergers and acquisitions, financing opportunities, business development, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, etc.), including a diverse group of private equity funds, intermediaries, lenders, and service providers.

About Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners
Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners was founded in 1984 to invest directly in small, privately held manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. The firm has maintained its singular focus on this dynamic market to become a valued resource for equity capital and growth strategies for small businesses. Based in Stamford, CT, the firm has completed over $1.2 billion in transactions supporting 36 companies. Investors include leading financial institutions, funds, family offices, and individuals in the United States and Europe.

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