Generational Group Reaches M&A Milestone with 1,000 Closed Transactions

By Generational Equity


Generational Group, is pleased to announce that on April 1st of this year, the firm closed its 1,000th transaction. This landmark accomplishment places Generational in an elite group and is indicative of the firms continued growth in leadership among middle market investment banks in North America.

According to Brenen Hofstadter, Chief M&A Officer with Generational, “Closing our 1,000th transaction is a significant achievement in the investment banking industry. We have an amazing team and this milestone is a testament to their diligence and commitment to our clients. What is really most rewarding for us is that each of these transactions represents a business owner and the financial legacy for their families, making this accomplishment even more significant.”

Generational Group was founded to help business owners and their families reach their personal and financial goals, creating a legacy for generations. The Company and its associates are committed to helping successful entrepreneurs attain a meaningful and purposeful next phase of their lives.

Terry Johnson, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer for the firm, added, “Our success as a firm is driven by each associates dedication to our Core Values and a passionate commitment to serving our clients. I congratulate our entire team of M&A professionals on this momentous achievement.”

Generational has maintained its leadership position by providing world class client service and unmatched deal making capabilities. According to Refinitiv, in 2020 the Company was once again ranked as the #1 middle market investment bank in deals closed for valuations up to $25 million and #2 up to $100 million. The firm was also ranked #8 in deals valued up to $500 million and 11th in deals up to $1 billion, a significant achievement for a middle market investment bank.

Ryan Binkley, President and CEO of the firm, stated “I am extremely proud of our team and their hard work over the years to reach this incredible level of success. Our primary goal is to serve our clients by helping them both determine and discover the life they want for themselves and their loved ones. It is a real honor and tremendous privilege to work with entrepreneurs to help them reach their financial and personal dreams.”

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