DALLAS, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Generational Equity, part of the Generational Group, has been named Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor. More than 320 nominees worldwide competed for awards from The M&A Advisor, with entries judged by an independent committee of 35 top M&A industry experts.
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past 18 years it has established the premier global network of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals. Today, they have the privilege of presenting, recognizing the achievements of, and facilitating connections between the industry's top performers throughout the world with a comprehensive range of services.
Other finalists in this category were ALANTRA, BDA Partners, Capstone Partners LLC, FT Partners, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, Peakstone and Raymond James.
The Generational Group, headquartered in Dallas with more than 200 professionals located throughout North America, helps business owners release the wealth of their business by providing merger, acquisition and strategic growth advisory services. Their four-step approach features exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies and M&A transactional services. For more, visit www.generational.com and the Generational Group press room.
"The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2016 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 multibillion-dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement."
In addition to the announcement of the 2016 M&A Advisor Award winners, the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in mergers and acquisitions was presented to Thomas Farrell, Executive Vice President, The Generational Group; Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman, Sonenshine Partners, Professor, Harvard University Law School; and John Reiss, Global Head of White & Case's Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Ryan Binkley, president of the Generational Group, said, "It is a real honor to be recognized by our peers for the professional work we provide our clients. I am especially pleased to see Tom Farrell honored this year. Tom has been a vital leader on our team and we are thankful for his many years of service to the entire M&A industry."
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