Become A Member
Membership to Opus Connect is by invitation only and all prospects are individually vetted and approved by the Opus Connect Selection Committee. Once admitted to our network, members gain unparalleled access to top-tier professionals through structured activities to form meaningful and long-lasting connections throughout the U.S. Our monthly chapter events feature a diverse group of esteemed speakers who deliver the latest state of affairs in the M&A and real estate domains.
Deal Connect is a specialized series of speed-networking events where Opus Connect plays matchmaker by pairing up two groups of M&A deal professionals for one-on-one meetings. These pairings include capital providers and independent sponsors, capital providers and investment bankers, general partners and limited partners, and private equity firms and lenders.
Opus Connect has run numerous Deal Connect events over the years in various cities such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, Houston, Washington DC, Miami and San Francisco, and continue to expand to new cities where there is demand. Attendees are always pre-selected to ensure quality and facilitate deal making in an efficient manner.
Meet a range of middle market M&A deal partners from across the country through one-on-one meetings.
Further develop relationships at each event’s networking lunch, panel, and cocktail reception.
Save time finding deal partners: 12+ meetings, each strictly 20 minutes long.
Receive contact information for all Deal Connect attendees.
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What Our Members Are Saying
“I joined Opus Connect in October 2017 and have found the organization well run with a strong member base of middle market professionals who have become friends and referral sources. Through a member referral, Modern Bank closed a financing transaction in March 2018.”Carl M. Tiu, Modern Bank N.ANew York City Private Equity Chapter
“I’ve made several relationships just through general meetings with other lenders, and what I found great is that we’ve been able to be mutual referral sources back to each other. Even when we have a client who doesn’t fit into our portfolio, we know someone who can help them. We’ve received numerous direct and indirect business referrals and prospects through Opus Connect.”David Ellis, GemCap SolutionsLos Angeles Private Equity Chapter
“I became a member of Opus Connect and the Opus Young Leaders chapter in 2014, which has proven to be a valuable investment. Through Opus, I have been introduced to a number of referral sources that have generate actionable opportunities for my firm. I credit the Opus network for meaningful introductions and relevant topic discussions. ”Michelle Garrett, OFS CapitalLos Angeles Private Equity/Young Leaders Chapter
“If you’re serious about being involved in M&A, then you need to be part of Opus Connect.”JR Matthews, Tregaron Capital CompanyLos Angeles Private Equity Chapter
“On September 13th, 2018, I attended a great Real Estate panel on the Opportunity Zone and Opportunity Zone Funds in particular at OPUS. I had spent months researching this as an investment strategy for my company and investors, and this panel solidified my desire to proceed with a fund by confirming my understanding of its advantages. In fact, I teamed up with one of the panelists to launch the fund together. Great topics and people at OPUS!”David Makharadze, CEO of Prophit Investments, LLC Los Angeles Real Estate Chapter