The newly created Oaklins becomes one of the largest and most experienced global middle-market M&A and corporate finance advisors, with "deep dive" industry expertise across 14 sectors and 60 offices blanketing the major financial centers of the world. By drawing its alliance partners into even closer collaboration, Oaklins will allow TM Capital to better leverage the vast experience and deep relationships of its Oaklins colleagues worldwide.
Jim Grien, President and CEO of TM Capital commented: "For three decades, the global reach TM Capital has afforded our clients through close collaboration with our colleagues around the world has been a cornerstone of our success. The creation of Oaklins is a compelling affirmation regarding the ever increasing importance of global reach to our clients. In fact, a number of our EU and other MAI partners have decided to jettison their individual firm identities and will henceforth be branded as Oaklins. That fact alone speaks volumes regarding the degree to which Oaklins' firms view ourselves as inexorably linked." Mr. Grien continued: "As cross-border execution capabilities continue to drive our growth, TM Capital is 100% committed to leveraging the global relationships and expertise of our Oaklins colleagues to provide our clients with unparalleled cross-border transaction experience, deep sector expertise and C-suite access to international buyers and sellers."
Florian von Alten, a Partner at Oaklins Germany and President of Oaklins International adds: "We are very pleased M&A International is taking this important step forward by establishing Oaklins as a leading global advisory firm. Clients today require M&A advisors to be capable of accessing buyers and sellers in every corner of the world. As Oaklins, we will bring the intimate, longstanding relationships formed through our local offices to the world stage for the benefit of our middle-market clients."
Oaklins is the world's most experienced middle-market M&A advisor, with 700 professionals globally and dedicated industry teams in 40 countries worldwide. We have closed over 1,500 transactions in the past five years. According to Thomson Reuters' data, Oaklins – formerly M&A International Inc. – ranked No. 6 worldwide in 2015 based upon the number of middle-market deals up to US$500 million. More information about Oaklins is available at www.oaklins.com
About TM Capital
TM Capital Corp. is a partner-owned investment banking firm based in New York, Boston and Atlanta, which has completed over 300 transactions with a combined value in excess of $17.5 billion. Since 1989, we have advised clients navigating a full range of critical transactions, including complex mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financings, minority and majority recapitalizations, restructurings, and advisory services including takeover defense, fairness and solvency opinions and valuations. We have built deep industry expertise in key sectors and our team regularly publishes research highlighting current and emerging trends in targeted industries and markets. TM Capital is a member firm of Oaklins, the world's most experienced mid-market M&A advisor with over 700 M&A professionals in over 60 offices operating in the major financial centers in the world. Members have closed over 1,500 transactions totaling more than $75 billion in value over the past five years.
TM Capital is an independent investment banking firm that is affiliated with Oaklins. Oaklins is the collective trade name of independent member firms affiliated with Oaklins International Inc. For details regarding the nature of this affiliation, please refer to www.oaklins.com/legal.
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