honored the winners the
AMERICAS M&A ATLAS AWARDS in 48 "Deals", 4 "Dealmaker
18 "Outstanding Firms" of the year awards categories,
along with Mr. Euan Rellie, senior managing director
and co-founder of BDA Partners as the recipient of the
"Leadership Achievement" award
during the 7th annual awards gala and dinner, held at the Harvard Hall,
of New York, on the evening of October 28, 2015.
senior managing director, head of investment banking at
Raymond James, received the "M&A Investment Banker"
while Ronald Miller, managing director at Cleary Gull,
was awarded the "Boutique M&A Investment Banker" award;
Scott Johnson won the "Private Equity Dealmaker, SME"
and Spencer Klein, partner at
Morrison & Foerster was awarded the "Lawyer" of the year
have achieved the highest performance and deal execution
standards, representing the very best from a highly
competitive mid-markets segment. We wish them many
success." Shanta Kumari, CEO and Global Group Editor,
Global M&A Network.
OUTSTANDING FIRM, awards winner's -
William Blair won, the "M&A Investment Bank" accolade
for the 5th time;
Hogan Lovells, won the "M&A Law Firm", honors for the
Huron Capital Partners and High Road Capital were
awarded "Private Equity Firm" awards for middle markets
and small mid-markets segments respectively;
ACON Investments won the "South America Private Equity
Firm" award for the 2nd time;
KeyBanc Capital received the "U.S.A M&A Investment Bank" accolade for the
Capstone Partners, Headwaters MB, Signal Hill, Provident
Healthcare, and BDA Partners won the boutique M&A
investment bank accolades among new categories of
Will & Emery, LLP received the "Healthcare M&A Law Firm"
Fenwick & West won the "Technology M&A Law" firm accolade, as part of new
award categories by industry segments.
Ares Capital and Monroe Capital were awarded the "Middle
Market Lender" and "Small Mid-Market Lender" honors
while Golub Capital won the "Lender of the Year" award for larger
Intralinks received the "M&A Technology Solutions Provider of the Year",
while FTI Strategic Communications was awarded the
"Public Relations Firm" award.
ATLAS AWARDS validates corporate growth and the private
equity investment strategies, professional deal team
expertise and the organization's brand leadership
position for successfully executing transactions in the
North and South Americas.
Significantly, winning the M&A ATLAS AWARDS equates to
achieving the highest "Gold Standard of Performance"
acclaim locally, regionally and globally since the
winners are selected independently for the past nine