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Generational Group Nominated for Multiple 2018 M&A Advisor Awards

By Generational Group

M&A Advisor Awards Nominations 2018

Generational Group is pleased to announce that it is a finalist for 15 M&A Advisor awards, including the coveted Investment Banking Firm of the Year and Valuation Firm of the Year awards. The firm was recognized as Investment Banking Firm of the Year back to back in 2016 and 2017.

Generational is also designated a finalist for M&A Deal of the Year and Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year in two ranges, $10MM-$25MM and $25MM-$50MM, along with deals of the year in the consumer staples, healthcare and life sciences, professional services and materials industries categories.

Additional nominations include Cross Border Deal of the Year and Private Equity Deal of the Year. For the complete list of nominations, click here.

Finalists for the 17th annual M&A Advisor Awards were selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation, and an independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 6, 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,” said 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 16 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy,” Fergusson continued. “It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2018 award finalists have made.”

Other finalists include Accenture, Bain & Company, BDO Worldwide, Credit Suisse, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young LLP, Goldman Sachs, Jones Day, KPMG LLP, Morgan Stanley, PwC, Raymond James, Scotiabank, and many more. For a detailed list of the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Award Finalists, click here.

“It is an honor to be a finalist in so many categories,” said Brenen Hofstadter, Chief M&A Officer of Generational Equity and Supervising Principal of Generational Capital Markets. “Once again it is a pleasure to be recognized by our peers for providing world-class M&A consulting services to our clients.”

“These nominations are the culmination of the hard work and dedication of our entire team,” said Ryan Binkley, President and CEO of Generational Equity.

“Most importantly, we are reminded that each of these awards represents our clients and their families whom we were honored to serve.”

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