Generational Group Reaches Significant M&A Milestone with 900 Closed Transactions

By Generational Group


Generational Group, comprised of Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, and its affiliate company, Generational Capital Markets (member FINRA/SIPC), is pleased to announce that in April the firm closed its 900th transaction. This accomplishment is indicative of Generational’s continued growth in leadership among middle market investment banks.

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

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

According to Brenen Hofstadter, Chief M&A Officer with Generational, “Closing our 900th transaction is a significant achievement in the M&A industry. 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 achievement even more significant.”

Generational Group is one of the leading middle market investment banks in North America, having won multiple industry awards including Investment Banking Firm of the Year in 2018, 2017 and 2016, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2015 and 2014, as well as M&A Consulting Firm of the Year in 2013 and 2011.

Terry Johnson, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer for the firm, added, “Our success as a firm is a result of each associate focusing on our core values and a relentless pursuit of achieving our client’s goals. I congratulate our entire deal making team of professionals on this tremendous accomplishment.”

Generational has solidified its leadership position by providing world-class client service and unmatched deal making capabilities. According to Refinitiv/Thomson Reuters, in 2019 the Company was once again ranked as the number one middle market investment bank for valuations up to $25 million and number two up to $100 million. The firm was also ranked number nine in deals valued up to $500 million, a significant achievement for a middle market investment bank.

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