The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Houston is proud to announce the finalists for the Sixth Annual Deal of the Year Awards. ACG Houston is focused on celebrating Houston's booming middle market deal community. Our mission is to honor the deals and dealmakers who drive middle market growth resulting in job growth, capital formation and the advancement of meaningful business relationships.
The finalists have been reviewed and ranked by our independent judges panel of top business leaders and educators including Gustavo Grullon, PhD, Professor of Finance at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, Ernest Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of The Frenchy's Companies, Amy Nelson, President and Founder of Greenridge Advisors, LLC, Jennifer Whalen, Chief Financial Officer of The Bristow Group Inc., Ken Wiles, PhD, CFA, Executive Director of Hick, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance and a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, and A. Kelly Williams, Managing Director at Milestone Venture Group, Inc.
The criteria for the nominations includes a closing date between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022, where the company being transacted, or strategic buyer, is based in the Greater Houston area. 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 2022 ACG Houston Deals of Year Award Categories and Finalists include:
For a full list of finalists and companies, click here.
Manufacturing Deal of the Year
Oilfield Services Deal of the Year
Renewables & Sustainability Deal of the Year
E&P (Upstream) Deal of the Year
Technology & Business Services Deal of the Year
Consumer & Other Services Deal of the Year
Industrial Services - Corporate Strategic Acquisition Deal of the Year
Industrial Services - Private Equity Acquisition Deal of the Year
Transportation & Logistics Deal of the Year
The winners of the categories above will be announced at our awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at River Oaks Country Club.
ACG Houston is the region’s premier association focused on middle market corporate growth. Our goal is to help business professionals in the M&A community do more business with the right partners. ACG Houston hosts a variety of events throughout the year to provide our local business leaders an opportunity to gain visibility and connect with people and ideas to strategically grow companies. To learn more or become a member visit www.acg.org/houston.