Aug 15, 2022

Capstone Cybersecurity and Special Situations Banking Teams Recognized for Covail Transaction

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Boston, MA – Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking and financial advisory services firm, is proud to announce its work on behalf of Covail has been recognized by the Global M&A Network Atlas Turnaround Awards program in the Special Situations M&A category.

Capstone Partners’ Cybersecurity and Special Situations investment banking groups brought their combined capabilities together to successfully advise Covail on its sale to GoSecure. David Brinkley, Managing Director with Capstone’s Aerospace, Defense, Government, and Security (ADGS) industry team and Jamie Lisac, Head of Capstone’s Special Situations investment banking group led the engagement and accepted the award on behalf of the firm at the Atlas Turnaround Awards ceremony on July 21, 2022.

“We are honored to accept this award on behalf of the management teams at both Covail and GoSecure,” said Brinkley. “We had superb engagement from both sides on this transaction and are pleased to have closed a transaction founded on strong commitments to the employees and customers of Covail and also to expanding a strategic cybersecurity and AI center of excellence in the Columbus, Ohio area.”

“This was a very difficult situation where the combined capabilities of our M&A industry groups and our Special Situations Investment Banking Group were able to achieve a terrific outcome for Covail and its stakeholders. We are very honored to receive this award in recognition of our efforts and the successful outcome achieved for our client,” added Lisac.


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For over 20 years, the firm has been a trusted advisor to leading middle market companies, offering a fully integrated range of 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. With 12 dedicated industry groups, Capstone delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams. Capstone is a subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN). For more information, visit

For More Information, Contact:
Lorene Branch
Marketing Manager
Financial Advisory Services
Capstone Partners
Phone: 248-219-5163


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