PMCF is pleased to announce that their firm received two awards at the Global M&A Network’s 12th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards Ceremony on November 16 and 17, 2020. During the celebrations, the Global M&A Network recognized the achievements of successful dealmakers, outstanding firms, and the best-growth delivering transactions. PMCF was recognized as the “Industrials Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year” and received the “Plastics & Packaging Deal of the Year” award for its role in Finch Paper’s acquisition of French Paper.
PMCF was honored with the “Plastics & Packaging Deal of the Year” award for its role as exclusive financial advisor to French Paper during its acquisition by Finch Paper. French Paper, one of the oldest family-owned businesses located in Michigan, was founded in 1871 and is renowned in the industry for a unique ability to produce custom colors. Jerry French, French Paper CEO, commented, “John Hart and his team played a critical role in helping us to evaluate strategic options and guiding the Company through a transaction process that led to a successful transaction with Finch Paper. They were heavily involved throughout each step of the process to make sure that the French family’s needs were met with this transaction.”
The Global M&A Network also recognized PMCF for its notable success within the industrials sector in 2019, announcing PMCF as the “Industrials Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year”. Such notable industrial transactions where PMCF served as the exclusive financial advisor in 2019 were:
- Classic Precision*
- French Paper Company – Plastics & Packaging Deal of the Year
- Garmat USA
- Great Lakes Trim
- Hosco Fittings*
- Integrated Dispense Solutions*
- Olcott Plastics
- Peterson American Corporation
* joint transaction
“We kept the tradition of honoring eminent firms and top performing dealmakers from the North and South Americas. While this year has been challenging and unpredictable, we were able to honor the winners who exemplify excellence for executing transactions. We appreciate their participation and wish them continued success.” Shanta Kumari, CEO and Global Group Editor, Global M&A Network.
PMCF is a middle market investment bank providing merger and acquisition advisory services to private, public, and private equity owned companies. PMCF provides a broad range of services, including sale advisory, acquisition advisory, capital raising, transaction planning, and strategic advisory. The firm has dedicated professionals focused on plastics & packaging, business & technology services, automotive, distribution, transportation & logistics, aerospace & defense, medical technology, and consumer & retail industries. PMCF has offices in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, and globally through its ownership in Corporate Finance International™.