GulfStar Group Announced as Finalist for the 8th Annual International M&A Awards

HOUSTON, February 25, 2016 – GulfStar Group, a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston, is pleased to have been named as a finalist in seven categories at the 8th Annual International M&A Awards. GulfStar is a finalist in the following categories: Energy Deal of the Year; Retail, Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year; Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year (From $10mm – $25mm), Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year (From $25mm – $50mm), Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year (Over $100mm - $500mm), U.S. – Asia Deal of the Year, and Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year (Over $100mm – $250mm). 

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 will be announced at the 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, April 12, at the New York Athletic Club. 

“In 2015, global merger and acquisition announcements topped $5 trillion for the first time, exceeding the previous record of $4.6 trillion set in 2007,” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “We are honored to be able to celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals and to recognize the contribution that the 2016 award finalists have made in the global M&A market.” 

For a detailed list of all the 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards Finalists, by category, please click here.  

About GulfStar Group
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 14 foreign countries across a variety of industries. 

About the M&A Advisor
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past seventeen years, through our research, reporting, publishing, symposiums and awards we have established the world’s premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing professionals. For more information, please visit or contact The M&A Advisor at 212-951-1550.

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

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