PMCF Transaction Wins “Deal of the Year” Honors
May 14, 2013
Southfield, Michigan - P&M Corporate Finance, LLC (“PMCF”) is pleased to announce that Hillenbrand’s acquisition of Coperion Capital GmbH has been named the “Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year” by The M&A Advisor. PMCF served as Hillenbrand’s exclusive buy-side investment banking advisor in the transaction, which closed in December 2012. The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2013 International M&A Awards selected from over 260 applicants at the 5th Annual Awards Gala at The New York Athletic Club on Monday, May 13th.
“PMCF is honored to have advised Hillenbrand on this important transaction,” said Matt Jamison, managing director of PMCF. “The acquisition of Coperion enables Hillenbrand to capitalize on several growth opportunities in support of its ongoing strategy of becoming a global, diversified industrial company.”
Coperion, a worldwide market and technology leader in compounding and extrusion, material handling and service, represents Hillenbrand’s fourth acquisition since 2008 and further strengthens the company’s global Process Equipment Group platform. The Process Equipment Group is a recognized leader in the design, production, marketing and servicing of equipment and systems used in processing applications for a wide range of industrial markets.
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. 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.