OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – November 9, 2017 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc. (“Prairie”), a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, is proud to announce that it received awards for Cross Border Deal of the Year, Small-Mid Markets (size range $50-$100 million) and the U.S.A Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year by Global M&A Network’s The M&A Atlas Awards at the 9th Annual Gala & Dinner Ceremony.

The winners are officially recognized at the ceremony which took place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on November 2, 2017 in New York. Firms were honored for excellence in the categories of best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, influential dealmakers and illustrious leaders from North and South America’s business, investors and deal communities. Transactions were analyzed in a highly competitive process made up of 396 transaction submissions of which winners are selected on transaction performance merits, team expertise, and record of accomplishments. Award categories were broken down by deal size ranging up to $1 billion in value.

“We are honored to be awarded for our role in the New Castle Stainless Plate transaction,” stated Terrel Bressler, Managing Director at Prairie. (Prairie represented Company Management and D’Orazio Capital Partners in the acquisition of New Castle Stainless Plate, LLC, formerly a subsidiary of Outokumpu Oy.) “This award recognizes notable firms and transactions annually and we are thrilled to be a part of it this year.” Greg Cook, Vice President of Prairie added, “Being recognized for our dedicated efforts and our hard work in our Fairness Opinion Practice is a meaningful acknowledgement of our growing market strength and firm success.”

For a detailed list of all the Award Finalists for the 9th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards, please click here.

About Prairie Capital Advisors

Prairie offers investment banking, ESOP advisory and valuation services to support the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle-market companies. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, the company is a leading advisor to closely-held companies nationwide. For more information, visit


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