ACG Houston Announces Winners at Deal of the Year Awards Ceremony
Houston, February 6, 2019 - The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Houston proudly announced the winners of the Second Annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday, February 5 at River Oaks Country Club. ACG Houston's event celebrated Houston's booming middle market deal community, honoring the deals and dealmakers who drive middle market growth and their success in generating job growth, capital formation and the advancement of meaningful business relationships in the Houston community.
The finalists and winners were selected by our independent panel of esteemed judges and top business leaders including C.J. Fitzgerald, Managing Director at Summit Partners, Kelly Williams, Director at Milestone Capital, Chad Braun, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Corner, Christian Garcia, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Visteon Corporation, Eric Bruce, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EagleRidge Energy, Mark Smith, Chief Financial Officer of Helmerich & Payne, and Richard Rawson, Former President of Insperity.
"The quality and quantity of the nominations submitted this year were a true testament to the robust middle market deal community in Houston," said Steve Tredennick, Event Co-Chair and Partner at White & Case. "It was an exciting night celebrating so many fantastic deals that drive middle market growth in Houston and around the world," added Steve Kesten, Event Co-Chair and Shareholder and Head of the Business Group at BoyarMiller.
Criteria for the nominations included a closing date between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018 with transactions that have a tie to the Greater Houston area (e.g. where the buyer, seller or assets were located). The nomination criteria included details such as transaction value range, industry focus and type of transaction as well as anecdotal commentary on what makes the deal unique. Judges evaluated deals based on the parties' submissions as well as the overall story, economic and strategic impact, stakeholder value and professional expertise.
The ACG Houston Deals of Year Award Categories and Winners include:
Xedia Announces Sale and Expands Capabilities as Blackbuck Resources
Oil & Gas (Between $100MM - $500MM)
Financial Advisor and Placement Agent to Triple Five Energy Resources, LLC
Oil & Gas (More than $500MM)
Roan Resources Consolidation
Industrial, Power & Infrastructure
SABIC and ExxonMobil Joint Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project
Layne Christensen Merger with Granite Construction
Technology & Business Services
Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. Announces Merger With Post Oak Bancshares, Inc.
Restructuring & Turnaround Transactions
The Acquisition of Exterran Corporation's North American Production
Equipment Assets by Titan Production Equipment, an affiliate of Castle
Cross Border Transactions
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. and Satellite Petrochemical USA Corp. Joint Venture - Orbit Gulf Coast NGL Exports, LLC
SABIC and ExxonMobil Join Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project
Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with 59 chapters and over 14,500 members. Doing business is at the heart of the ACG membership experience. Chapters in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia bring dealmakers together to help them achieve their business and professional goals. To learn more or become a member visit