Madison Street Capital was adjudged as the winner of the Debt Financing Deal of the Year award for 2017. The honor was given by M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) Advisory Awards in Nov. 13, 2017. Madison’s efforts in undertaking the refinancing of WLR Automotive was the project that impressed M&A the most and that which led them to grant the coveted plum to this company. There were more than 650 equally qualified companies who vied for the much-sought after prize. The award was given on the Gala night of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards which was held at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
The Gala celebration coincided with another event, the 2017 M&A Advisor Summit where over 500 M&A industry professionals were in attendance. There were interactive forums participated in by the attendees and with 35 leading members of the M&A industry leading the meetings and discussion. But it was the awards night that is the centerpiece of the celebrations. Incidentally, Madison Street Capital was also in the list of finalists for two additional awards, namely the Financial Deal of the Year (under $250 million) and the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year. The Gala night is the capping of the industry’s recognition and celebration of the industry’s successes for the year.
During the awarding ceremonies, David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of the M&A Advisor mentioned that they have been giving awards to the leading M&A companies, transactions and dealmakers since 2002. He stated that they chose to give the 2017 award to Madison Street Capital because this company represents the best of what the M&A industry can offer. Ferguson added that Madison earned such an honor because it was able to distinguish itself from the rest of the equally impressive candidates.
Responding to the accolades given by the industry, Charles Botchway, Madison’s CEO said he is honored to receive the M&A Advisor Award for 2017, particularly in the category of debt financing. He in turn congratulated WLR Automotive, the company that benefited from its financial services, as well as Barry Peterson, Madison’s Senior Managing Director and the lead of the company in the successful transaction.
Madison Street Capital is an international banking firm operating not only nationally but internationally as well. It is committed to leadership, excellence, integrity and service in the delivery of merger and acquisition expertise, corporate financial advisory services, valuation services both to private and public corporations, valuation services and financial opinions. When clients of Madison heed their opinions and follow their advice, they are placed in a better position that can help them reach their goals and succeed in their respective fields and in the global market. Madison also helps their clients in business conducting business deals such as transfers of ownership, M&A transactions, and many more.
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