GulfStar Group Announced as Finalist for the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

HOUSTON, TX, SEPT. 21, 2015 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. GulfStar Group (“GulfStar”) was named a finalist in the following categories: Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (from $10 to $500MM), Industrial Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year (From $10 to $100MM), Retail Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year, Energy Deal of the Year (from $10MM to $1B) and Cross-Border Deal of the Year (from $10MM to $25MM). 

GulfStar has been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners. 

The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 17th at the New York Athletic Club. 

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals”, says David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 13 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2015 award finalists have made.” 

For a detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, please CLICK HERE

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GulfStar is a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston. GulfStar specializes in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, institutional private placements of equity and debt, and general corporate finance advisory services to companies with revenues or enterprise values generally ranging from $25 million to $350 million. Since its formation in 1990, GulfStar has completed approximately 630 transactions in 32 states and 13 foreign countries across a variety of industries.

Securities offered through GulfStar Group I, Ltd. an affiliated entity, member FINRA – SIPC. 

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