Generational Wins Multiple Global M&A Network Awards

By Generational Group


Generational Group, a leading full-service business advisory firm for middle market, privately held businesses is pleased to announce that it has won several honors at the 2023 5th Annual USA Middle Market M&A Atlas Awards.

Generational was presented with the following awards:

  • Investment Banker of the Year: David Fergusson
  • Growth Equity Deal of the Year: Michael Goss and Lance Thomasson for IcyBreeze Cooling’s sale of minority equity stake to Corbel Capital Partners
  • Aerospace & Services Deal of the Year: Ahmad Behjati and Tristan Keeffe for Integral Industries acquisition by Enjet Aero

All winners were recognized at the 5th Annual USA M&A Atlas Awards on April 27th, 2023, in Washington, D.C. at The Mayflower Hotel, hosted by the Global M&A Network.

The Global M&A Network (GM&AN) is a diversified media company and the exclusive publisher of the popular “Top Dealmakers” lists. GM&AN also hosts the “Atlas Awards”, the world’s most prestigious awards for alternative investing, private equity, M&A, restructuring, transactional and business communities worldwide.

“It is wonderful to see so many of our M&A professionals recognized – and special congratulations to David Fergusson for being named Investment Banker of the Year. This is a  recognition that he richly deserves for the leadership he provides to our team,” said Brenen Hofstadter, Generational’s Chief M&A Officer.

Ryan Binkley, President and CEO of Generational, stated, “I am pleased that so many of our associates were recognized by The Global M&A Network. It is a real honor to serve our clients, and I am proud of the way our team of skilled professionals strive for excellence each and every day.”

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