Who We Are

MidMarket Place.com is the 1st research, development, and exchange center of excellence organized by highly qualified, independent, private business owners, investors, and advisors. With deep industry experience and multidisciplinary skills, we share valuable organizational growth and transaction solutions. This marketplace offers trusted and timely guidance fo those making decisions leading to optimal private business outcomes.

With access to best practices and “world-class” resources, the independent experts of this community design and implement customized solutions around the personal goals and objectives of business owners.

Mid Market Place is a new center of excellence for private business owners, investors, and advisors featuring highly relevant news, information resources, software, training, capital resources, and other business growth and transactional advisory solutions. 

As a founding member of MidMarket Place, The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® (The Alliance) is the premier International Organization serving the educational and resource needs of the middle market M&A profession. Formed in 1998 to bring together experienced CPAs, attorneys, investors, and corporate financial advisors, The Alliance's 1000+ professional services firms – including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry—draw upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market clients worldwide.

“Connecting Leading Private Business Investors and Advisors to To Build Relationships, Share Resources and Create Value”

We work best with businesses ranging from $5 to $500 million in transaction value. Our many essential services include seller or buyer representation, due diligence, accounting, financing, business valuation, tax planning, legal, and other integrated strategic and operational advisory services.

Thought Leadership

Middle Market Thought Leader of the Year

  • 10 Winners since the award program started in 2009
  • Partners have included:
    • Grant Thornton
    • BKD
    • Bureau Van Dijk
    • Merrill Corporation

Middle Market M&A Handbook for Consultants and Advisors published by Wiley

  • Wiley approached the Alliance to write this 1st of its kind textbook
  • Based on the Body of Knowledge of the CM&AA
  • Four lead authors and 27 contributing member-authors

Conference and Chapter Events in 19 U.S. locations plus:  

  • US-based: Winter and Summer semi-annual since inception
  • International Meetings:
    • 2008: Leeds
    • 2009: Eltville-Frankfurt, Germany
    • 2011: London
    • 2013: Miami
    • 2014: Dusseldorf
    • 2015: Berlin
    • 2016: Amsterdam
    • 2017: Singapore
    • 2018: Toronto 

Certification and Educational Programs

  • CM&AA (Certified Mergers & Acquisition Advisor)

Conferences and Certification Program

The Alliance members convene regularly for training and continuing education at the semi-annual conferences and CM&AA programs. The semi-annual conferences cover a wide range of topics of interest to members, but most importantly, AM&AA members gain the most benefit from the networking opportunities available to them and their middle market advisory colleagues.

The Alliance is the leader in providing an educational framework in mergers and acquisitions through their Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor® program. From the caliber of our instructors to the content of the curriculum, the CM&AA® designation helps you to build on your existing skills providing you with the necessary framework and network to further advance your professional and financial goals, as well as those of the clients being served.

Group Benefits

As a member of The Alliance, several key benefits are available for free or at a discounted price such as: PEI Services, online deal platforms, and data rooms, to name a few (see Member Benefits). You'll have access to members through our member directory, the Deal Corner, monthly electronic newsletters, to name a few.

We invite you to join our rapidly expanding international network of leading corporate financial advisors by contacting the Alliance today. Our association members are here to help you grow professionally, and effectively capitalize on the many opportunities available in the marketplace today.


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Vision - Mission

TAMAA Logohe Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® ( AM&AA) is the premier international organization serving the educational and resource needs of the middle market M&A profession. Formed in 1998 to bring together CPAs, attorneys, Investors, and other experienced corporate financial advisors. Today the 1000+ professional firms – include many of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry drawing upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market companies worldwide.

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