Jul 21, 2020

Capstone Recognized as Leader in M&A, Corporate Restructuring, and Debt Advisory by ACQ5 Global

Boston, MA – Capstone Headwaters was named U.S. Middle Market “Investment Bank of the Year” by ACQ5 Magazine during their 2020 Global M&A Awards.

Since inception, the ACQ5 Global Awards have been celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance in their annual program, taking the ultimate step in the search for the most outstanding organisations & professionals across the globe and celebrate the best in achievement, ability and performance.

Capstone was honored to be the recipient of a total of four firm awards:

  • Investment Bank of the Year, Middle Market, U.S.
  • Investment Bank of the Year, Cross Border, U.S.
  • Corporate Restructuring Advisory Firm of the Year, U.S.
  • Debt Financing Advisory Firm of the Year, Middle Market, U.S.

John Ferrara, Founder & CEO of Capstone, commented, “We are honored and humbled to be recognized by ACQ5 Magazine and especially for our efforts in building our Corporate Restructuring and Advisory capabilities.  We take great pride in our clients, employees and leadership team, all of whom make each success story possible. As we navigate this unprecedented environment, we continue with unyielding devotion to serve as trusted partners. 



The ACQ5 Global Awards, launched in 2005, were the first of their kind in the global legal and financial publishing industry. ACQ5 Global Awards decisions are firmly based on peer nominations following the receipt of detailed submissions from market participants and extensive year-round research into the markets in all global region. ACQ5 Global Awards cover global categories, best-in-class awards in all regions in over 100 countries around the world. For more information on the awards, visit awards.acq5.com.



Capstone Headwaters is one of the largest and most active independent investment banking firms in the United States. The firm has a rich 17+ year history of achieving extraordinary results for middle market entrepreneurs, business owners, investors, and creditors. CSHW offers a fully integrated suite of corporate finance services, including merger & acquisition, debt & equity private placement, ESOP advisory, corporate restructuring, valuation & fairness opinion, and financial advisory services. Headquartered in Boston and Denver, Capstone Headwaters has over 170 professionals across 17 offices in the U.S. and an international presence including 450 professionals in 40 countries. With 16 dedicated industry groups, the firm delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams on a global basis. CSHW has been recognized as one of the top investment banks to work for, the top 3 most referred firms, and has been named “Middle Market Firm of the Year” for the past 9 consecutive years. For more information, visit www.capstoneheadwaters.com.  

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