“Winning two awards and having six other finalists in the national competition is a great honor for our firm. It definitely sets us apart on a national level." David Mahmood, Chairman, Allegiance Capital Corporation
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 24, 2014
Allegiance Capital received two national M&A awards during the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards gala held in New York City, November 17, at the prestigious New York Athletic Club.
The 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the leading deal teams, firms and professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 130 nominees, representing over 600 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 11 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed “Academy-Award style” at the gala.
“The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2014 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. “From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance.”
Allegiance Capital won the M&A Deal of the Year (Over $25 to $50MM) for the sale of GlobalHealth, an Oklahoma-based HMO, to Kinderhook Industries, based in New York City. Brent Earles and Fred McCallister, both Senior Vice Presidents at Allegiance Capital managed the transaction.
The firm also won Energy Deal of the Year (Up to $100MM) for the sale of Downing Wellhead, an Oklahoma City-based oil field services manufacturer, to Argonaut Private Equity, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. John Sloan, Vice Chairman and Steven Sarwin, Vice President managed the transaction.
Sloan, was also a finalist for M&A Dealmaker of the Year, and Allegiance Capital was a finalist in 5 additional categories that included: Cross Border Deal of the Year ($25 - $50MM), Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Up to $250MM) Technology, Media, Telecom Deal of the Year ($10MM - $100MM), Energy Deal of the Year (Over $100MM) and Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year.
When asked about the recognition his firm had received, David Mahmood, Chairman and Founder of Allegiance Capital said, “Winning two awards and having six other finalists in the national competition is a great honor for our firm. Firms competing for these awards were the best of the best and being recognized as one of the best by your peers is a great accomplishment for Allegiance Capital. And, it definitely sets us apart from the competition.”
For a complete list of the 2014 M&A Advisor Award winners please CLICK HERE.
Allegiance Capital Corporation
Allegiance Capital Corporation is an award-winning investment bank that specializes in financing and selling middle-market businesses. Allegiance Capital Corporation has been named to American City Business Journal’s distinguished list of Who’s Who in Energy for 2012, 2013, and 2014. In addition, the firm has won multiple awards in 2014 that recognizes the value it delivers to clients, including: M&A Advisor Awards - M&A Deal of the Year for deals $25 - $50 Million and Energy Deal of the Year for deals $50 - $100 Million, ACG New York - Energy Deal of the Year, Americas Atlas M&A Awards - U.S. Private Equity Deal of the Year, and Healthcare Deal of the Year. Subscribe to the Capital Ideas blog by visiting: http://www.allcapcorp.com/blog. Follow Allegiance Capital Corporation on LinkedIn and Twitter: @ALLCAP.
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