Generational Equity Receives Multiple M&A Advisor Awards Including Valuation Firm of the Year

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses announced today that it was recognized as “Valuation Firm of the Year” by The M&A Advisor at the 14th Annual M&A Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club on Tuesday, November 17th.  

Generational Equity won the Valuation Firm of the Year for the second year in a row, having taken home the award in 2014. In addition, Generational Equity was also recognized for the following:


Acquisition of Hesco Inc. by Healthy Food Ingredients, LLC
(Lead Dealmaker, Terry Mackin)


David McCreary, Chief Legal Officer, Generational Equity

Its broker/dealer affiliate, Generational Capital Markets (GCM) was also recognized by the M&A Advisor for:


The purchase of a significant interest of CompoSecure, LLC, by LLR Partners
(Lead Dealmaker, Eric Sanderson)

Dwight Jacobs, Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for Generational Equity stated, “The award for Valuation Firm of the Year is the culmination of all the hard work and effort by our entire team.”

“We are so pleased to have achieved this level of excellence in our industry. To be recognized for two years in a row is very noteworthy.”

“The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2015 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor.

“From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement.”

The 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 280 nominees, representing over 690 companies, became finalists for the awards.

An independent judging committee of 25 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed “Academy-Award style” at the gala.

“To be recognized by our peers like this is a real honor,” stated Ryan Binkley, President of Generational Equity. 

“It is a testament to our hard work as an organization and the professionalism and dedication of our entire group of M&A professionals. Congratulations to our team at Generational Equity for making these awards a reality.”

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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