The M&A Source is proud to continue recognizing members of the association, Private Equity Firms and sponsors for their extraordinary efforts and to celebrate their success.
Awards are presented each year at the Spring Conference. You may nominate yourself, your firm, or someone else. Please note that in order to win, the nominee MUST be a member and in attendance at the Spring Conference.
Recipients receive a plaque, customized press release for them to use in their market, recognition on the M&A Source website, a banner to put on their email signature and a logo/banner to use on their website or marketing materials for the next calendar year.
M&A Source 2021 Awards
M&A Source announced the winners of the association’s 2021 awards on May 25 during the 2021 Virtual Deal Summit. Advisors and private equity groups filled the virtual meeting room to celebrate the work of the year’s top leaders in the M&A space.
Presented to all deal makers that have completed sell–side or buy–side deals totaling more than $5M in combined enterprise value in the prior calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
Jeff MacAdam Russell J. Cohen Jay M. Inbar Sean Brelsford
Austin Zhao Charles Mullins, III John Johnson Craig White
Eric J. Gall Randy Bring Andy Mehta Trent Lee
Presented to all deal makers that have completed sell–side or buy–side deals totaling more than $15M in combined enterprise value in the calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
Cress V. Diglio Jim Afinowich Michael Mensch Bob McCormack
Gerald R. “Jerry” Clark Brent Engelbrekt Erica Lewandowski Walker Deibel
Brooks Gronlund Brenda Sali
M&A Source Advisor of the Year
Presented to the one deal maker who has the highest combined enterprise value of completed deals in the previous calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
M&A Source Collaboration Award
Presented to an M&A advisor that has completed a deal with a PE firm that attended at least 1 Deal Market event in the previous year and/or works with one of the sponsors to complete a deal. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
Private Equity Firm of the Year
Presented to the PE firm that has gone above and beyond to show significate support of M&A Source and its members as a deal partner and/or sponsor. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
M&A Source Advocate of the Year
Presented to a sponsor or PE firm that has gone above and beyond to help in the previous year or over a number of years to enhance the vision and brand of the M&A Source and its members. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
Private Equity Info
The M&A Source Top Firm of the Year
Awarded to the firms that have the highest total enterprise value of completed deals for the previous calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:
1 person: First Choice Business Brokers
2-5 person firm: Agency Brokerage Consultants
5-10 person firm: IBG Business
10+ person firm: Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors
About the M&A Source
The M&A Source is the premier community for lower middle market M&A advisors and private equity professionals who specialize in the $1M to $50M range. Our mission is to elevate the role of our members and the value they provide to their clients by enhancing their skills and knowledge, developing their growth potential, and increasing their deal making opportunities.
Our 400+ members include CPAs, attorneys, and investment bankers. All members receive free or discounted services to promote their practice and their ability to serve clients.
In addition to invaluable networking and specialized advisor education, the M&A Source provides a powerful collection of resources on topics including buying & selling, best practices, business marketing, case studies, and investor relations.
For questions regarding the M&A Source or the awards, contact Steve Gigantiello, Director of Operations, at email@example.com.