Generational Equity Announced as a Finalist for Multiple 2015 International M&A Awards

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce that it and its affiliate, Generational Capital Markets (GCM), have both been nominated as finalists for multiple M&A Advisor International M&A Awards.  

The Finalists have 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 that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, April 28th at the New York Athletic Club.

“In 2014, we witnessed the return of M&A volumes to pre-crisis level and with that an unprecedented transformation of local market firms and dealmakers into 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.

“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 2015 award finalists have made in the global M&A market.”

Generational Equity and GCM are finalists in the following categories:

  • Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year, $10mm-250mm – WB Johnston
  • Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year, $10mm-25mm – Advanced Testing, Cexchange
  • Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, $100mm-$1B – WB Johnston
  • Corporate /Strategic Acquisition of the Year, $10mm-50mm – Advanced Testing, Cexchange               
  • Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year – WB Johnston
  • Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year – WB Johnston
  • Technology/Media/Telecomm Deal of the Year, $10-50M – Cexchange
  • Energy Deal of the Year – WB Johnston

In addition, Brenen Hofstadter, MBA, CM&AA and President and Supervising Principal of Generational Capital Markets has been nominated for Cross-Border M&A Deal Maker of the Year.

To access the Press Release announcing the Finalists of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards CLICK HERE.

“To be recognized by our peers for our efforts is both gratifying and humbling,” stated Ryan Binkley, President of Generational Equity. 

“The success of our firm is due to the skill and dedication of our entire organization. We sincerely appreciate the team’s hard work and thank the M&A Advisor for these nominations.”

The awards will be presented at a black-tie gala at the New York Athletic Club, in conjunction with the 2015 International Financial Forum.

The International Financial Forum is a private “invitation only” summit that will bring together leading US and international M&A professionals and financial markets experts from over 30 countries.

Led by a faculty of over 50 industry stalwarts, delegates will engage in interactive sessions about the key issues in the international M&A markets today.

About Generational Capital, LLC

Generational Capital, LLC is a Dallas, TX-based merger & acquisition advisory firm. Generational Capital wholly owns Generational Capital Markets, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. More information can be found at

Generational Capital and Generational Capital Markets are affiliated with Generational Equity, LLC. Generational Equity’s website is and its online newsroom can be found at

Generational Equity was recently recognized by the M&A Advisor as the Valuation Firm of the Year. Additionally, the firm received the M&A Advisor Deal of the Year Award in the $10 – $25 million category in 2014.

About the M&A Advisor

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been the preeminent organization facilitating connection and recognizing achievement in the top performers of the M&A, turnaround and financing industries through its leading events and awards galas, M&A ALERTS™ newsletters, M&A LINKS™ social network, M&A MARKET INTEL™ research and publishing service and M&A CONNECTS™ business development services. 

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About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit