New York, NY - The M&A Advisor Awards were announced at the 12th annual gala reception in New York City on December 17th. Capstone received the “M&A Deal of the Year” in its category for its work on the acquisition and majority recapitalization of Invo HealthCare Associates, Inc. by Post Capital Partners. Capstone also received honors for “Equity Financing Deal of the Year” related to its work in the recapitalization of Friedrich Air Conditioning Co., Ltd. by Corinthian Capital Group.
This latest industry recognition caps off a banner year for the firm. Earlier in the year, Capstone was named the “USA Middle Market Investment Bank of the Year” by Acquisition International and the firm’s restructuring practice was honored with the “Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year” award from the Global M&A Network. Additional deals gaining attention included, “North American Private Equity Deal of the Year,” “Consumer Retail Services Deal of the Year” and “Mid-Market Turnaround of the Year.”
During the awards ceremonies, Capstone’s founder, John Ferrara, received The M&A Advisor’s Leadership Award and was inducted into the M&A Hall of Fame. Ferrara commented, “The firm is only as good as the people behind it and the clients that we represent. We are a galvanized group of professionals and passionate about the work we do for middle market companies. We are humbled by this recognition and plan to work very hard in 2014 to ensure we are deserving.”
Capstone Partners LLC is a premier investment banking firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors. The firm provides corporate sale & divestiture, merger & acquisition, private placement, corporate restructuring, valuation and financial advisory services. Capstone maintains various industry specialties including Business Services, Consumer Products, Education & Training, Government Services, Health & Medical, Manufacturing & Industrial and Technology & Telecom. The firm also has a merchant banking capability to actively co-invest in transactions. Headquartered in Boston, Capstone has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Diego and Silicon Valley.
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