The M&A Atlas Awards recently announced that Headwaters MB has been awarded the Deal of the Year Award for advising Igloo, a Katy, Texas-based manufacturer of coolers and outdoor products, on it's acquisition of Cool Gear, a Plymouth, Massachusetts-based manufacturer of hydration and food storage products.

Igloo Products Corporation originated the cooler category in 1947 and, ever since, has been a leading brand in the cooler industry. Phil Seefried, Founder & CEO of Headwaters, elaborated further, “Igloo is the sixth branded consumer company that Gary Kiedaisch has transformed from underperformer to industry leader. Igloo’s transformation continues with the acquisition of Cool Gear, also an industry leader. Together, Igloo and Cool Gear will have an extremely robust infrastructure and broad portfolio of brands, designs and patents.”

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