Strattam Announced as Winner of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

17 November 2016

PRESS RELEASE | AUSTIN, TEXAS (November 17, 2016) – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Wednesday, November 9th at the 2016 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a jubilant, sold-out crowd at the New York Athletic Club, New York, NY. Majority Investment in Blacksmith Applications by Strattam Capital was named a winner for the PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR (OVER $25MM – $50MM).
“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. Strattam Capital was chosen from over 615 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Strattam Capital and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Strattam Capital represents the best of the M&A industry in 2016 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”
The Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A Dealmakers and was held in conjunction with the 2016 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 500 of the industry’s leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 45 M&A, media, academic, and industry stalwarts. In addition to the announcement of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners, Thomas Farrell, Executive Vice President, Generational Group was presented with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award; and Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman, Sonenshine Partners; Professor, Harvard University Law School; and John Reiss, Global Head of White & Case’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group received the 2016 Leadership Award.
View the entire list of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners.

Strattam Capital

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