Generational Equity Announces Dealmaker of the Year Finalist

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce that Michael Goss, the firm’s Executive Managing Director of M&A – Central US, is one of 18 finalists for D CEO Magazine’s Dealmaker of the Year in their 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards.

D CEO and the Texas Association for Corporate Growth recently announced the top mergers and acquisitions in North Texas and the dealmakers who made them happen. The program has been expanded this year to recognize more outstanding professionals playing key roles in M&A deals. All finalists will be featured in the May issue of D CEO Magazine and honored at a private awards ceremony on May 2, where winners will be revealed.

Michael Goss holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Fresno. He also holds a Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in accounting and finance from the University of Texas. He began his career with Generational over a decade ago leading a team of evaluation associates as Valuation Manager.

According to Brenen Hofstadter, Chief M&A Officer with Generational Equity, “Michael has established himself as a top M&A practitioner and leader of our Central US Region. His ability to adeptly handle both elements of his role really sets him apart in our organization.”

As Executive Managing Director of M&A – Central US, Michael Goss works directly with middle market business owners to develop and execute exit strategies. He also serves on Generational Equity’s M&A Executive Committee.

Ryan Binkley, CEO & President of the firm, added, “I am thrilled that Michael is getting the recognition he deserves.”

“His dedication to our clients and hard work with his group is demonstrated by the success of our central region since Michael became Executive Managing Director. We are very pleased to have a member of our team as one of the finalists for this award.”

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