New York, NY, August 26, 2016 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the finalists of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Berkery Noyes had two deals recognized and received five nominations: FTV Capital’s equity investment in True Potential, which was nominated in the Financials Sector Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Private Equity Deal of the Year, and M&A Deal of the Year categories; and Leeds Equity Partners’ investment in Project Management Academy, which was nominated in the Professional Services B-to-B Deal of the Year category.
Berkery Noyes has been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the task of selecting the ultimate award winners. The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 9th at the New York Athletic Club.
“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals," says David Fergusson, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 14 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2016 award finalists have made.”
Founded in 1980, Berkery Noyes is an independent investment bank that provides M&A advisory and financial consulting services to middle market companies in the information and technology industries. The firm offers skilled transaction management to publicly traded and privately held businesses and private equity groups in both sell-side and buy-side transactions. Berkery Noyes has managed over 500 transactions, ranging from several million to more than four billion dollars in value. For more information, visit www.berkerynoyes.com.
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