The Deal Awards Middle Market NYC 2020

Apr. 29, 2020

Award Categories

Deal of the Year
Most exemplary M&A transaction of the year in the middle market including public, private and sponsor-led transactions.

Dealmaker of the Year
Awarded to the leading deal adviser (lawyer or banker) based on both quality and volume of transactions as well as breadth of expertise in middle-market dealmaking.

Most Innovative Deal of the Year
The deal that most significantly transformed a company or industry within the middle market. Not predicated on size of transaction or sector.

Public Relations Firm of the Year
Most exemplary public relations firm advising corporate clients through the M&A process in the middle market.

Specialty Awards

Private Equity Deal of the Year
Most outstanding sale of a company by a private equity firm in the middle market. Not predicated solely on return on investment.  

Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year
Leading adviser involved predominantly in middle-market deal activity. Number of transactions as well as complexity and scope of deals will be considered.

Restructuring Deal of the Year
Most exemplary advisory team providing guidance to debtor, creditors and/or other parties during in-court bankruptcy process. Companies with less than $500 million in liabilities at start of process qualify.  

Restructuring Advisory Firm of the Year
Most exemplary advisory firm (Law firm, financial adviser, consultancy, etc.) providing guidance to debtor, creditors and/or other parties during in- or out-of-court restructuring process.

Sector Awards

Retail, Consumer, Food & Beverage Deal of the Year
Retail, Consumer, Food & Beverage Law Firm of the Year
Retail, Consumer, Food & Beverage Investment Bank of the Year
Retail, Consumer, Food & Beverage Dealmaker of the Year

Energy & Industrials Deal of the Year
Energy & Industrials Law Firm of the Year
Energy & Industrials Investment Bank of the Year
Energy & Industrials Dealmaker of the Year

Financial Services Deal of the Year
Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
Financial Services Investment Bank of the Year
Financial Services Dealmaker of the Year

Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Deal of the Year
Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Law Firm of the Year
Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Investment Bank of the Year
Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Dealmaker of the Year

Technology, Media & Telecom Deal of the Year
Technology, Media & Telecom Law Firm of the Year
Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Bank of the Year
Technology, Media & Telecom Dealmaker of the Year

About the Middle Market Awards

Celebrating the Leaders of The Deal Economy

The Deal will recognize the leading lawyers, bankers, investors and advisers in middle-market transactions.

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN AWARD

  • Deals announced, completed or in flux between Dec. 1, 2018 and Nov. 30, 2019
  • Deals must be valued at $500 million or below
  • Deals must include at least one U.S.-based party 

IMPORTANT DATES  

  • Nominations end on January 31, 2020
  • Shortlist will be posted early March
  • Winners will be announced live at a breakfast ceremony in New York in April 

 

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