Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year and M&A Deal of the Year Highlight Finalists

DENVER – September 2016 – SDR Ventures, a nationally recognized investment banking firm serving privately held businesses, has been named a finalist for four M&A Advisor Awards for the second consecutive year. Finalists were selected by an independent panel of judges.

2016 M&A Advisor Awards FinalistSDR was named a finalist in the following categories:

  1. Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year (US)
  2. M&A Deal of the Year: Leveraged ESOP of Hollandia Produce with Funding Provided by Mosaic Capital Partners and The SEAM Fund
  3. Consumer Staples Deal of the Year: Leveraged ESOP of Hollandia Produce
  4. Information Technology Deal of the Year: Acquisition of MCAD Technologies by Computer Aided Technology

“We’re very honored to be a finalist in so many categories,” stated SDR’s Managing Director Travis Conway.

“The Hollandia Produce transaction was one of the most significant Consumer Products deals in the past year and was particularly unique in its deal structure. We’re excited to see that transaction as a finalist in two categories, including M&A Deal of the Year,” he said. “The MCAD transaction also was a pleasure to work on because we were able to help two companies with strong leadership and cultural synergies come together.”

“And finally, we could not be more pleased to be a finalist for Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year,” he concluded. “For 15 years we have provided private business owners with the first-class service they deserve and it’s great to see those efforts recognized.”

For a complete list of 2016 finalists, please click here.


About The M&A Advisor Awards

The M&A Advisor Awards have been recognizing leading M&A dealmakers and transactions since 2002. The 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards will take place on November 9 at the New York Athletic Club. Held in conjunction with the Annual M&A Advisor Summit, the event will bring together the industry’s leaders to celebrate the finalists and winners.

About SDR Ventures

SDR Ventures is a Denver-based investment banking firm serving private business owners in the lower middle market, including companies with values up to $300 million. SDR offers M&A transaction advisory, private capital formation and business consulting services across a wide range of industries. The SDR Ventures approach of “Thinking Like Owners” helps businesses maximize their value.