DALLAS, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Capital Markets, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC (GCM) was awarded a prestigious 2013 M&A Award from The M&A Advisor for its sale of Water Products, Inc. to HD Supply, Inc. This was the 12th annual M&A Advisor Awards ceremony and this transaction was recognized as the "Industrial Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year up to $100 million."
"The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2013 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO 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 performance."
The 12th Annual Awards Gala honored the leading deal teams, firms and professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 400 nominees, representing over 850 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 23 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala.
Accepting the award for GCM at the gala held at the New York Athletic Club was Brenen Hofstadter and Chris Heckert, who represented Water Products. Mr. Hofstadter said "This award has become the gold standard of excellence in our industry and this is the most competitive field I have seen - we are very pleased to have won". Mr. Hofstadter is president of GCM, holds an MBA, CM&AA, securities licenses, and is a member of AM&AA and Mensa. Mr. Heckert is VP and supervising principal. This is the second M&A Advisor award for the Hofstadter/Heckert deal team. GCM is the broker/dealer affiliate of Generational Equity, LLC, Dallas, TX.
About Generational Equity and Generational Capital Markets
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, http://blog.genequityco.com/, or www.gencm.com for more information.
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