CSG Partners Receives "Deal of the Year" M&A Award

May 19, 2011, 09:24 ET from CSG Partners, LLC

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSG Partners, LLC, the New York-based boutique investment bank, announces that it received the Acquisition Financing Deal of the Year by The M&A Advisor.

The awards were announced at The M&A Advisor's 2011 Financing Awards, the premier event for the middle-market industry that represents top financing deals, firms, and dealmakers. This was the second year in a row that CSG Partners received this industry award.

CSG Partners was also named a finalist in three other categories, including Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year, Debt Financing Firm of the Year, and Professional Services Deal of the Year. CSG Partners was the only firm to receive nominations relating to ESOP transactions. CSG Partners received the award for structuring the ESOP buyout of The Burnett Companies Consolidated, a premier provider of temporary and permanent staffing services headquartered in Houston, Texas.

"It's an honor again for CSG Partners to be recognized by our peers as a leading investment bank for middle-market companies," commented George Thacker, III, a managing director of CSG Partners who lead the transaction team. "It was a privilege representing a leading organization like The Burnett Companies and delivering a "win win" solution for the parties. This award reflects the hard work of our transaction teams who worked around-the-clock, closing a record number of transactions last year and delivering results for our clients."

"We are very impressed with the quality of the nominations for the 2011 Financing Awards and the range of leading and emerging firms that are finalists. As we continue through this period of recovery, the activity clearly demonstrates the importance of the financing industry to the overall health of the economy," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor.


CSG Partners, LLC is a boutique investment bank specializing in ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services for middle-market companies. Our clients have spanned the full middle-market spectrum, with values ranging from $10 million to $500 million. Founded in 2001, the firm has built a reputation of having the nation's preeminent ESOP investment banking practice. The firm has closed over 90 ESOP transactions for companies with an aggregate value exceeding $6 Billion. CSG Partners operates from offices in New York and San Francisco. More information on the firm can be found at www.csgpartners.com.