In recognition of its achievement in successfully facilitating the transaction between WLR Automotive and its lender, Madison Street Capital was named the winner of the M&A Advisor’s Debt Financing Deal of the Year award. The award was given on Nov. 13, 2017 at the organization’s 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards night which was held in New York, particularly at the Metropolitan Club.
Madison Street Capital, LLC is an international investment banking firm that offers consultancy services for corporations, as well as for mergers and acquisitions. Their customers belong to the middle market and lower market business sectors. Its headquarters is located in Chicago but it also has international offices based in Africa and Asia. The current Chief Executive Officer of the firm is Charles Botchway who co-founded the company, with both privately and publicly held companies seven years ago.
David Ferguson, current President and Co-CEO of M&A Advisor said that their organization have been giving honors to the leading dealmakers and companies in M&A transactions. He added that they have chosen Madison from more than 650 other companies which competed for the award. Ferguson also said that Madison is the best that he M&A industry can produce in 2017 and that it has earned the honor by distinguishing itself from a group of very qualified candidates.
The M&A Advisor has been in existence in the past 20 years. It was originally established to provide information and insights about mergers and acquisitions. This organization founded the leading media outlet of the industry in 1998. It is currently considered as the leading institution for corporate finance professionals, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions that offers a wide array of integrated services from its two offices in London and New York.
The Gala is M&A’s premiere night of the year for 2017, where the big names of the industry gather together and bestow recognition to those who made exemplary achievements during the year. This celebration was held simultaneously with the 2017 M&A Advisor Summit where more than 500 professionals in the M&A industry gathered together to participate in interactive forums with 35 M&A industry stalwarts, academic and media practitioners leading the discussions.
Botchway, Madison Street Capital CEO, was elated at the recognition that his team had received. He commended M&A by saying that his company is honored to receive this year’s M&A Advisor Award in the category of debt financing. He also thanked Barry Peterson, the Senior Managing Director of Madison, for his part in successfully completing the transaction with WLR Automotive, a company that deals with automotive repairs. Aside from this debt financing of the year award, Madison is also a contender and finalist for the Financial Deal of the Year award and for the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year award.
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