2018 FINALISTS

Deal of the Year - Business Services (Consultant, Management Co, Valuation Firm)
Submitted by Clarion Capital Partners - Moravia
Submitted by Schulte Roth & Zabel - Acquisition of Tangoe Inc.by Marlin Equity Partners
Submitted by TM Capital Corp. - Summit Companies Acquired by CI Capital Partners

Deal of the Year - Consumer/Retail
Submitted by ASGARD Partners & Co. - Wild Things, LLC
Submitted by Cahill Gordon & Reindel  - 1-800 Flowers
Submitted by TM Capital Corp. - Uncle Wally’s Bake Shoppe's sale to Give & Go

Deal of the Year - Cross Border
Submitted by Cahill Gordon & Reindels  -Tembec - Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc
Submitted by Citrin Cooperman  - Project Crystal
Submitted by TM Capital Corp. - Pride Equipment sale to Sunbelt Rentals the U.S Operations of Ashtead Group plc

Deal of the Year - Financial Services (Insurance, Real Estate, Finance)
Submitted by CBIZ CMF, LLC  - GTT Communications Inc.
Submitted by Crowell & Moring LLP - R3’s Initial Financing Round (Constituting the Largest Ever Investment in Distributed Ledger Technology)
Submitted by Silver Lane Advisors -  Acquisition of Threshold Group by Tiedemann Wealth Management

Deal of the Year - Healthcare/Pharma
Submitted by Citrin Cooperman  - Project Crystal
Submitted by TM Capital Corp. -  GMD PharmaSolutions sale to McKesson
Submitted by Wombat Capital  - Sale of J-STAR Research to Porton Fine Chemical

Deal of the Year - Manufacturing/Industrials
Submitted by BDA Partners  - Sale of International Paper's China foodservices business to Huhtamaki
Submitted by Cahill Gordon & Reindel  - Tembec - Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc
Submitted by TM Capital Corp. - World Dryer's sale to Rexnord

Deal of the Year - Technology, Media, & Telecom
Submitted by BDA Partners - Sale of Netas Telekomunikayson to ZTE
Submitted by Blackmore Partners  - Logistyx Technologies by Kidd & Company
Submitted by Schulte Roth & Zabel - Acquisition of Tangoe Inc.by Marlin Equity Partners

Accounting Firm of the Year
Citrin Cooperman
CohnReznick LLP

Equity Provider of the Year
Alberleen Family Office Solutions
Clarion Capital Partners
High Road Capital Partners

Insurance of the Year
Euclid Transactional
USI Insurance
Willis Towers Watson

Investment Bank of the Year
Alantra (Alantra Partners, S.A.)
Bentley Associates L.P.
Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.

Law Firm of the Year
Akerman LLP
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Lender of the Year
Antares Capital
Churchill Asset Management
Golub Capital

Valuation Firm of the Year
Corporate Valuation Advisors, Inc.
Prairie Capital Advisors
VRC | Valuation Research

Value Creation (Consultant, Management Company, IT, Technology, and other Service Providers) Firm of the Year
ACA Aponix
TresVista
SolomonEdwards

Dealmaker of the Year
David Acharya
Jon Haas
Vivek Mathew