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ACG Detroit, TMA Detroit Host Meeting on 2012 Automotive Outlook, Tues, January 10th in Farmington Hills, MI


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FARMINGTON HILLS, MI--December 29, 2011: Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Detroit Chapter, a 300 member nonprofit business organization of merger and acquisition professionals, and the Turnaround Management Association Detroit Chapter will host a meeting entitled "Automotive Outlook," 7 am to 9 am, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Glen Oaks Country Club, 30500 W. Thirteen Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI (located mile east of Orchard Lake, north of I-696).

The meeting will feature David Andrea, vice president Industry Analysis and Economics of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), and Jim Gillette, director financial services, IHS Automotive.

Andrea is responsible for several OESA business councils, coordinating research with outside consulting firms and other special projects and media relations. OESA represents suppliers of components, modules, systems, materials, equipment and services used in and by the original equipment automotive industry.

A 23 year automotive industry veteran, Gillette has extensive experience working with automotive component suppliers in business plan development, forecasting global demand for vehicles, acquisition scanning and acquisition due diligence for both buy and sell side. He has worked extensively with risk/reward of funding opportunities in the auto industry.

Cost of the meeting is $25 for ACG, TMA and OESA members and $45 for guests which includes a hot breakfast, networking and the presentation.

For additional information, questions and to register, please contact Sharon Kimble at (877) 894-2754 or email to acgdetroit@comcast.net. Additional information on the Detroit Chapter is available at ACG Detroit.

ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with 56 chapters. Learn more at ACG.