Denver, CO, June 20, 2017 –The M&A Advisor announced that Headwaters MB was named winner of Healthcare & Life Sciences Deal of the Year and Industrials Deal of the Year at the 9th Annual International M&A Awards. The nominations, representing over 260 companies, representing every major market in the world, were judged by an independent jury of industry experts.

Headwaters MB was named a winner for Healthcare & Life Sciences Deal of the Year for the Sale of Graphic Controls, a portfolio company of WestView Capital to Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. Headwaters MB was also named a winner for Industrials Deal of the Year for the Acquisition of MIOX Corporation by Johnson Matthey Plc. The 9th Annual International M&A Awards Gala honored the leading deal-teams, firms, and professionals whose activities set the standard for international M&A transactions.

“Since the introduction of the International M&A Awards in 2009 we have continued to witness the growth of cross-border M&A outs pace that of domestic deal-making volume. And we attribute this to the new generation of global M&A experts whose intimate knowledge and expertise in the cultural, financial and legal arenas are redefining our industry,” said David Fergusson, President, and Co-CEO of the M&A Advisor. “The 2017 International M&A Award winners represent the best of the international M&A industry in 2016 who earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists.”

“We are thrilled to be named a winner in two very important categories by such a prestigious industry organization. Most importantly, both transactions resulted in extraordinary outcomes for our clients,” said Jack Maier, Head of Investment Banking at Headwaters MB.


About Headwaters MB
Headwaters MB is an independent, middle market investment banking firm providing strategic merger and acquisition advice, capital raising and special situations advisory. Named "Investment Bank of the Year" by major organizations for its third consecutive year, Headwaters MB is headquartered in Denver, CO with seven regional offices across the United States and partnerships with 18 firms covering 30 countries. For more information, visit

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