Prairie Wins Two Deal of the Year Awards from M&A Atlas

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – December 3, 2020 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc. (“Prairie”), a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, is proud to announce that it has received two awards at the Americas M&A Atlas Awards for Middle Markets:

–       ESOP Deal of the Year: metroConnections sale to Employee Stock Ownership Plan

–       Transport & Services Deal of the Year: Delmar International acquires Rotra

Global M&A Network recognized the achievements of successful dealmakers, outstanding firms and the best-growth delivering transactions during the 12th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards held virtually November 16 and 17, 2020.

“Prairie is proud to accept these awards,” stated Franco Silva, Director at Prairie. “The ownership group at metroConnections had a very clear vision of the future and how the ESOP could accomplish their goals of cultural legacy for their employees and independence for the company. It was a privilege to work with the metroConnections team throughout the entire transaction process. I’m thrilled to see our efforts recognized.”

“We are pleased to be recognized for our work advising Rotra on this transaction,” commented Anthony Dolan, Director at Prairie.  “This transaction represents another successful engagement completed by Prairie’s Investment Banking group as we continue our dedication to serving middle-market family and founder-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 2020 Valuations & Fairness Opinions Advisor of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit


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