DALLAS, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses announced today that it was recognized as "Valuation Firm of the Year" by The M&A Advisor at the 14th Annual M&A Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club on Tuesday, November 17th.
Generational Equity won the Valuation Firm of the Year for the second year in a row, having taken home the award in 2014. In addition, Generational Equity was also recognized for the following:
AGRICULTURE DEAL OF THE YEAR
Acquisition of Hesco Inc. by Healthy Food Ingredients, LLC
(Lead Dealmaker, Terry Mackin)
LEGAL ADVISOR OF THE YEAR, IN HOUSE COUNSEL
David McCreary, Chief Legal Officer, Generational Equity
Its broker/dealer affiliate, Generational Capital Markets (GCM) was also recognized by the M&A Advisor for:
FINANCIAL SERVICES DEAL OF THE YEAR (OVER $100MM)
The purchase of a significant interest of CompoSecure, LLC, by LLR Partners
(Lead Dealmaker, Eric Sanderson)
Dwight Jacobs, Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for Generational Equity stated, "The award for Valuation Firm of the Year is the culmination of all the hard work and effort by our entire team. We are so pleased to have achieved this level of excellence in our industry. To be recognized for two years in a row is very noteworthy."
"The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2015 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists," said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. "From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement."
The 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 280 nominees, representing over 690 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 25 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala.
"To be recognized by our peers like this is a real honor," stated Ryan Binkley, President of Generational Equity. "It is a testament to our hard work as an organization and the professionalism and dedication of our entire group of M&A professionals. Congratulations to our team at Generational Equity for making these awards a reality."
About Generational Equity
Generational Equity provides mergers, acquisitions, strategic growth advisory services, and information for privately held and family-owned businesses to exit their companies successfully. Generational Equity uses a four-phase approach that includes education, financial analysis and reporting, sales documentation and deal-making ability to offer business owners an unparalleled level of commitment and experience, all focused on helping to release the generational equity and wealth in every business. Generational Equity is headquartered in Dallas, TX, and has more than 200 professionals located throughout North America. For more information visit the following websites at www.genequityco.com, www.gecpress.com or http://blog.genequityco.com/.
About The M&A Advisor
Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world's leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A LINKS™ MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit www.maadvisor.com to learn more.
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