PMCF Named Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year
May 14, 2013
P&M Corporate Finance, LLC (PMCF) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year award by M&A Advisor for its notable success in serving the investment banking needs of middle market businesses in 2012. PMCF was selected as a finalist and presented the award during the 5th Annual International M&A Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club on May 13th, 2013. The award is the second for PMCF, which was last awarded Boutique Investment Bank of the Year in 2010.
“We are honored to be named the boutique investment banking firm of the year for the second time,” said Phil Gilbert, president and managing director of PMCF. “This award underlines our firm’s strong understanding of the middle market, deep sector knowledge and our global capabilities through our affiliation with Corporate Finance International®. We are thrilled to share this award with our clients and the dedicated team of investment bankers that made this award possible.”
PMCF closed approximately a dozen transactions during the period reviewed by M&A Advisor, including advising Hillenbrand, Inc. on its $545 million acquisition of Coperion Capital GmbH. Other notable transactions included the sale of Weatherchem to Mold Rite Plastics, the sale of Hatch Stamping to Prophet Equity, the sale of Bloomer Plastics to Huron Capital Partners, the sale of Drilltec Technologies to Lubar & Co. and Pouschine Cook Capital Management, and the divestiture of Arkema’s Tuffak division to Bayer MaterialScience, among others.
The International M&A Advisor Awards Gala recognizes and celebrates the world’s top dealmakers, deal teams and firms for the top transactions of the year. An independent body of expert judges evaluated over 260 finalists that were identified for awards in the categories of M&A transactions, dealmakers and service providers.
P&M Corporate Finance, LLC is a middle market investment bank providing merger & acquisition advisory services to companies in North America and Europe. PMCF provides public and privately-owned companies and private equity firms with a broad range of M&A advisory services including sale and acquisition advisory, capital raising, fairness opinions and strategic advisory. Through its offices in Chicago and Detroit, the firm has dedicated industry teams providing services to the business services, medical technology, diversified industrial and plastics & packaging industries. PMCF is a founding member of Corporate Finance International®, a network of boutique investment banking firms across North America, Europe, South America and Asia.