Boston, MA – Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking firm, is proud to announce its recognition at the Global M&A Network’s Annual Global Markets M&A Atlas Awards, presented at the Global Growth & Deals Forum—held virtually on December 9, 2021. Global M&A Network is a diversified news, information media, and forums company, as well as the host of various prestigious awards ceremonies honoring top talent in the M&A space.
The independently governed Global Markets M&A Atlas Awards honors the best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, leaders, and dealmakers from the global transactional communities.
Awards received honor Capstone’s advisory work on the following three transactions:
- Private Equity Deal of the Year, Small-Middle Market: Sani-Tech West acquired by 3i Group.
Sani-Tech West is a leading U.S.-based manufacturer, distributor, and integrator of single-use, high-purity bioprocessing systems and components used in biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The transaction was led by David Baker and Roger Kahn, Managing Directors in the Healthcare Group at Capstone. Kahn said, “Sani-Tech West is one of the most innovative companies in the bioprocessing space and was a perfect fit with 3i’s portfolio company, CTS Bioprocessing, now renamed SaniSure. We are delighted to accept the award for this groundbreaking transaction.”
- Cross Border Deal of the Year, Small-Middle Market: Therm-x acquired by NIBE Industrier AB.
Therm-x of California is a vertically integrated manufacturer of temperature sensors, industrial heaters, and process-control systems for the semiconductor equipment and other thermal-sensitive industries with leading technology, revenue growth, and key supplier status to blue-chip OEM customers. The transaction was led by Peter Nam and Samrat Karnik, Managing Directors and Co-Heads of the Industrial Technology Group at Capstone.
- Industrials Deal of the Year, Middle Market: CirComp GmbH acquired by Albany International.
CirComp is an innovative manufacturer of structural aircraft components and has an excellent market position in the constantly growing field of carbon composites for lightweight parts. “We are thrilled with the recognition and thank our colleagues from Germany, particularly Torsten Denker of IMAP M&A Consultants AG, who we worked with on this transaction, which brought together two pioneering innovators in advanced aerospace continuous composite production processes,” said Ian Cookson, Managing Director in the Aerospace, Defense, Government, and Security Group at Capstone and lead on the transaction.
“We kept the tradition of honoring outstanding firms and top performing dealmakers from the worldwide deal communities. While these past few year have been challenging, we were able to honor the winners who exemplify resiliency and excellence for executing transactions. We especially appreciate their participation and wish them continued success,” said Shanta Kumari, CEO and Global Group Editor of Global M&A Network.
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ABOUT CAPSTONE PARTNERS
Capstone Partners is one of the largest independently owned investment banking firms in the United States. For over 20 years, the firm has been a trusted advisor to leading middle market companies, offering a fully integrated range of expert investment banking and financial advisory services uniquely tailored to help owners, investors, and creditors through each stage of the company’s lifecycle. Capstone’s services include M&A advisory, debt and equity placement, corporate restructuring, special situations, valuation and fairness opinions, and financial advisory services. Headquartered in Boston, the firm has 175+ professionals across the U.S. and an international presence including over 450 professionals in 43 countries. With 12 dedicated industry groups, Capstone delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams on a global basis. For more information, visit www.capstonepartners.com.
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