Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc. Winner at 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
New York, NY, November 20th, 2019 –The M&A Advisor has announced the Winners of The M&A Advisor Awards on November 19 , 2019 during the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club.
Merger & Acquisition Services’ CEO Jason Murgio was awarded
INVESTMENT BANKER OF THE YEAR
Merger & Acquisition Services was awarded
CORPORATE/STRATEGIC DEAL OF THE YEAR ($100MM-$250MM)
Acquisition of Lackawanna Insurance Group by Group 1001
The 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala – the premier celebration of the year for firms and professionals in M&A “dealmaking” – brought together the industry’s leaders, vying for the 2019 Awards, to celebrate the Finalists and Winners. The ceremony also honored 2019 Lifetime Achievement and Leadership Award Winners with their induction into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.
In addition to winning Investment Banker of the Year and Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year, the Firm was also among 8 Finalists nationwide covering all industry segments in the following categories:
- FINANCIAL DEAL OF THE YEAR – Acquisition of Ozark National Life Insurance by National Western Life Insurance Company
- CORPORATE/STRATEGIC DEAL OF THE YEAR ($100MM-$250MM) – Acquisition of Ozark National Life Insurance by National Western Life Insurance Company
- M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR ($100MM-$250MM) – Acquisition of Ozark National Life Insurance by National Western Life Insurance Company
- DEBT FINANCING OF THE YEAR – Debt Financing of Summit Risk Advisors with Colbeck
- BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM OF THE YEAR – Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc.
Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor introduced the awards program in 2002. Since then, they have been recognizing our industry’s most notable dealmakers, firms, and transactions. “Today’s geopolitical climate presents our industry professionals and the businesses they serve with unique challenges,” said Roger Aguinaldo, founder of The M&A Advisor. “This year’s finalists exemplify the fortitude, perseverance, and ingenuity required not only to get the deal done but to excel in the field of mergers and acquisitions. It is truly an honor for The M&A Advisor and for me, personally, to recognize the contributions of the 2019 award finalists.”
“I am most humbled and honored to have been selected as Investment Banker of the Year by The M&A Advisor. For twenty years I have committed myself and the Firm to delivering best in class advice and services to our clients and this award certainly recognizes those principles,” said Jason C. Murgio, CEO of Merger & Acquisition Services. “Equally as exciting is to have Group 1001’s acquisition of Lackawanna Insurance Group be awarded Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year. It has been a pleasure to work with the Group 1001 team over the years and we are proud to have advised them on this important transaction.”
About The M&A Advisor
The M&A Advisor was created in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past 21 years they have established the premier global network of M&A, turnaround, and finance professionals. Today, they have the privilege of recognizing the achievements of, and facilitating connections between the industry’s top performers throughout the world with a comprehensive range of services. To learn more visit www.maadvisor.com.
About Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc.
Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc.is a specialist advisory and financial services Firm to the insurance and reinsurance industry, with offices in New York, Connecticut, Georgia & Cayman Islands. Founded in 1999, the Firm and its affiliates provides investment banking and insurance consulting services globally, including; merger & acquisition advisory capital raising, valuations, program placement/fronting, and reinsurance advisory. Merger & Acquisition Capital Services, LLC., a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA / SIPC, is an affiliate of Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc.
To learn more about Merger & Acquisition Services, visit www.maservices.com.
Investment banking services and all securities are offered in the United States by and through Merger & Acquisition Capital Services, LLC, a US registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc., M&A International LTD & M&A International Cooperatief U.A. do not underwrite securities, nor advise on, nor effect transactions in securities for the account of others.
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