Generational Equity Announces its Winners and Finalists for the M&A Advisor "40 under 40" Awards

Apr 18, 2012, 16:39 ET from Generational Equity


DALLAS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held and family-owned businesses, is pleased to announce that four of its deal-making professionals have recently been recognized by The M&A Advisor in the "40 under 40" category.

Winners in the Western Region include:

  • Kyle Coe, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Chris Heckert, Vice President Supervising Principal (Generational Capital Markets)

Finalists included:

  • Michael Goss, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions (Western Region)
  • Phil Pizzuro, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions (Central Region)

"In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries," reports Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "While the selection process presents quite a challenge to our judging committee, it is truly a privilege to announce the 40 winners and 20 finalists from such an accomplished group of candidates."

"It truly is an honor to have our dealmakers under the age of 40 recognized by our peers," said Dwight Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions for Generational Equity.  He added, "These awards are reflective of the quality of people we have on our deal teams and we congratulate them and look forward to their continued growth as professionals."

Ryan Binkley, President of Generational Equity stated, "I am extremely proud of the growth and development we have seen in all four of our award winners and finalists.  It is very gratifying to see our teammates acknowledged for their skills at this point in their careers."

On Thursday, May 31, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California, to introduce the 40 UNDER 40 Award Winners and Finalists to the business community and celebrate their achievements.


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About Generational Equity
Generational Equity provides mergers, acquisitions, strategic growth advisory services, and information for privately held and family-owned businesses in order to allow them to exit their business 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, has more than 200 professionals in North America, and was recently recognized by The M&A Advisor as the M&A Consulting/Advisory service firm of the year. For more information visit their websites at, or

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