Generational Equity Nominated for a Record Number of M&A Advisor Awards

By Generational Equity


We are pleased to announce that Generational Equity has been named a finalist for a record 31 M&A Advisor awards. In addition to 28 individual awards, the Company is also a finalist for three prestigious "firm" awards including:

  • Consulting Firm of the Year
  • Investment Banking Firm of the Year
  • Valuation Firm of the Year

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 Monday, November 13th, at the Metropolitan Club.

Click here for a detailed list of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Award Finalists.

"Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry's professionals," says David Fergusson, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor.

"While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 15 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2017 award finalists have made."

Dwight Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for Generational Equity stated, "It is a real honor to be a finalist in over 30 M&A Advisor Award categories. Once again it is a pleasure to be recognized by our peers for providing world-class M&A consulting services for our clients. We look forward to participating in the awards banquet in November."

This year's finalists represent many of the industry's leading firms, including: Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Ernst & Young LLP, Generational Equity, Golub Capital, L Catterton, Raymond James, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Golden Gate Capital, Cerberus Capital Management, and many more.

Terry Johnson, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer with our firm commented, "These award nominations are the culmination of the hard work and dedication of our entire team. However, we never lose sight of the fact that each of these awards represents clients and their families whom we were honored to be entrusted to represent. We will soon surpass $4 billion in wealth transferred to our clients, and it is humbling to play a role in creating a legacy for them that will last for generations."

Generational Equity has regularly been recognized by key independent bodies like The M&A Advisor for our leading role in this industry and the comprehensive guidance we provide our clients. You can find a list of awards we have won on our website.

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