Generational Group Reaches Milestone of 1,500 Deal Closings

By Generational Group


Generational Group, a leading investment banking firm for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce that it has reached a significant M&A industry landmark with the completion of its 1,500th transaction.

Generational’s investment banking leadership is clearly seen in recent annual industry rankings compiled by LSEG (formerly Refinitiv). For the last three years, Generational has been ranked first or second in most transactions in every category, from $25 million up to $1 billion in transaction value.

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“This is truly a tremendous milestone,” said Brenen Hofstadter, Generational’s Chief M&A Officer. “I have been in this industry for more than three decades and have seen very few firms reach this mark. My congratulations to our tremendous M&A professionals and to the entire team at Generational on this accomplishment.”

Ryan Binkley, President and CEO of Generational, stated, “As we celebrate the close of our 1,500th deal, I am thankful for all our Associates who have made this achievement possible. Reaching this significant milestone is a testament to the extraordinary dedication and commitment of our people.”

Binkley added, “When my father and I founded this Company, I had hopes and dreams of reaching a pinnacle like this. It’s been an amazing journey filled with many blessings, and it’s especially gratifying to have been a part of so many life changing moments for our clients and their families.”

“We’re excited about the future,” Binkley said, “and look forward to continued growth and expansion with the central purpose of helping our clients reach their goals and dreams, and leave the legacy they so richly deserve.”

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