M&A Source Announces the 2020 Award Winners at the Fall 2020 Conference  & Deal Market 

 M&A Source announced the winners of the association’s 2020 awards on November 11, 2020, during the Fall 2020 Conference & Deal Market, held online. 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.  

The awards represent bold and innovative deal makers and PE firms raising the bar for the M&A Source community. Award categories included: Executive Club, Platinum Club, Private Equity Firm of the Year, M&A Source Advocate of the Year, and M&A Source Top Firm of the Year. 

Executive Club

Presented to all deal makers that have completed sellside or buyside deals totaling more than $5M in combined enterprise value in the prior calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate: 

Jim Afinowich, CBI, M&AMI 

Pino Bacinello, CBI, M&AMI 

Scott Bushkie, CBI, M&AMI 

Russel Cohen, CBI, M&AMI, CM&AP 

John Johnson, CBI, M&AMI  

Katrina Loftin, CBI, M&AMI 

Jeff SwiggettCBI, M&AMI 

John Zayac, IBG Business, M&AMI CBI

 

Platinum Club

Presented to all deal makers that have completed sellside or buyside deals totaling more than $15M in combined enterprise value in the calendar year.  The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate: 

Pino Bacinello, CBI, M&AMI 

Brent EngelbrektCBI 

Bob McCormack, CBI, M&AMI 

Gary Papay, CBI, M&AMI 

 

Private Equity Firm of the Year

Presented to the PE firm that had the most deals completed with an M&A Source M&A advisor in the past calendar year. The PE firm must have attended both of the Deal Market events. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate: 

KLH Capital 

 

The 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: 

Gen Cap Inc. 

 

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: 

2-5 person firmVR Business Sales 

5-10 person firm: Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors 

10+ person firmIBG Business 

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 Laura Wright, association manager, at lwright@masource.org