OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL– March 9, 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 U.S.A. M&A Atlas Awards for Middle Markets:
- ESOP Deal of the Year: Grace Manufacturing
- Valuation & Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year
Global M&A Network recognized the achievements of influential dealmakers and leaders, outstanding firms and the best-growth delivering transactions at 2nd Annual Gala Dinner March 5, 2020, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
“Prairie is honored to accept these awards,” stated Hillary Hughes, Director at Prairie. “Grace is a unique company with a diverse array of divisions and operating companies. Chris and Sandra had a very clear vision of the future and how the ESOP can leave a lasting legacy for their employees. It was a privilege to work with the Grace team throughout the entire transaction process. I’m very excited to see our efforts recognized.”
“Being recognized for our high level of expertise and hardwork in our Fairness Opinions Practice is a meaningful acknowledgment of our growing market strength and firm success,” added Greg Cook, Director at Prairie.
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. Prairie was named the 2019 USA Valuations & Opinions Firm of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit www.prairiecap.com.
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