Prairie Wins M&A Deal of the Year Award from The M&A Advisor

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – November 30, 2021 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc. (“Prairie”), a leading middle-market investment bank, is proud to announce that it has received an award at the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.

M&A Deal of the Year ($10MM to $25MM): Sale of Crafts Technology to Hyperion Materials & Technologies

Prairie’s sale of Crafts Technology to Hyperion Materials & Technologies was named a winner for the M&A Deal of The Year ($10MM-$25MM), which was awarded during the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala held on Wednesday, November 17th. The Awards Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A dealmakers, attracting the industry’s leading M&A professionals.

“Prairie is thrilled to receive this award,” said Timothy Witt, Managing Director at Prairie. “It was a pleasure working with the Crafts Technology team throughout the entire transaction process, and our team is excited to see our efforts recognized by our industry peers.” Anthony Dolan, Managing Director at Prairie, added, “We are pleased to be recognized for our work advising Crafts Technology on this transaction. The transaction represents another successful engagement completed by Prairie’s Investment Banking group as we continue our dedication to serving middle-market family and ESOP-owned businesses.”

About Prairie Capital Advisors

Prairie offers investment banking, ESOP advisory, valuation advisory and financial reporting valuations 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. Prairie was named the 2021 U.S.A. Valuations Firm of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit

About The M&A Advisor

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to publish insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions. Over the past 22 years, the company has established and now serves the world’s premier organization of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals. Today, The M&A Advisor is the preeminent organization recognizing excellence, honoring achievement, presenting thought leadership and facilitating connections among the world’s leading dealmaking professionals. For more information, visit


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