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Generational Group Wins Multiple M&A Advisor Awards

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M&A Awards

We are honored to announce that Generational Group won a number of awards at The M&A Advisor's 18th annual M&A Awards gala, which took place on November 19, 2019.

The M&A Advisor’s annual Awards Gala celebrates the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions over the course of the year.

This year, over 200 nominees, representing over 500 companies, were selected as finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 28 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of each award, which were revealed “Academy-Award-style” at the gala.

“The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2019 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder 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 achievement.”

The awards received by Generational Group included:

Private Equity Deal of the Year $75MM to $100MM for the acquisition of Spectrum Solutions and Go-2 Fulfillment by DW Healthcare Partners. Generational dealmakers Don Ho and Michael Goss co-managed this deal.

M&A Deal of the Year $50MM-$75MM for the acquisition of Solid Systems CAD Services by Park Place TechnologiesTom Staszak was lead dealmaker on the transaction assisted by Chris Gain. The deal was also co-brokered with Dave Cummings at Agile Equity.

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year $25MM to $50MM for the acquisition of Transportation Equipment by The Andersons, Inc. Brenen Hofstadter and Julio Dominguez closed this transaction.

Emerging Leader Award went to Phil Pizzurro, Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions for Generational Capital Markets.

For a detailed list of all Award Winners for the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, please click here.

“We are thrilled to have so many of our talented dealmakers recognized for the transactions they closed to earn these awards,” said Generational Group President & CEO Ryan Binkley.

“Our clients are at the heart of these awards and I applaud the passion and dedication of our entire team to help them reach their goals.”

Alongside these awards, the third Tom Farrell Memorial Award, named after one of Generational’s former top executives, was also presented at the gala. Ramsey W. Goodrich, Managing Partner at Carter Morse & Goodrich was the distinguished recipient.

The Tom Farrell Memorial Award was created to honor Tom’s love for the industry and the thousands of organizations and people he impacted in such a positive way. Through the spirit of this annual award, Tom’s generosity will live on and serve as a reminder for those who follow.

If you would like to view a complete list of Generational Group’s awards and achievements through the years, click here.

Carl Doerksen is the Director of Corporate Development at Generational Equity.

© 2019 Generational Equity, LLC All Rights Reserved

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