The Global M&A Network announced that Headwaters MB has been named Investment Bank of the Year and a winner of three different deal awards from their annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards ceremony at the Harvard Club in New York on October 28, 2015. Headwaters won in categories including Deal of the Year, North America Deal of the Year and Financial Services Deal of the Year. The awards exclusively honor excellence from the North and South Americas for executing value and growth generating transactions valued below a billion USD.

Headwaters won with three deals that all closed in 2015. The acquisition of Cool Gear by Igloo won in the Deal of the Year category. The recapitalization of Ravn Air Group by J.F. Lehman & Company won in the North America Deal of the Year category. Finally, the joint venture of Monarch National Holding Company with C.A. Bancorp and Federated National Holding Company won in the Financial Services Deal of the Year category. 

“We’re excited to see Headwaters break out with a strong performance in our second year of appearing at the Americas M&A Atlas Awards,” stated Phil Seefried, Founder & CEO of Headwaters MB. “Our showing and national recognition this year has shown the deep expertise among our vertical teams.”

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