DENVER, June 13, 2022 — The M&A Advisor, the premier network of M&A, turnaround, and finance professionals, recently announced the winners of the 13th Annual International M&A Awards. The Forbes M+A Group (“Forbes”), acting as advisor on ADM’s acquisition of PetDine, Pedigree Ovens, The Pound Bakery, and NutraDine, was named the winner for M&A Deal of the Year for transactions in the Over $500MM to $1B category. The awards will be presented at a Black-Tie Gala on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in New York City.
In September 2021, ADM, a global leader in human and animal nutrition, announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire a 75% ownership stake in PetDine, Pedigree Ovens, The Pound Bakery and NutraDine (P4 Companies), premier providers of private label pet treats and supplements. The transaction valued the four enterprises in their entirety at approximately $600 million with ADM acquiring 75% of the equity, subject to customary adjustments. Forbes, an award-winning middle-market investment bank, served as exclusive advisor to P4 Companies.
“Since 2009, we have been honoring the leading international M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. The Forbes M+A Group was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Forbes and bestow upon them our highest honor for international M&A firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “Forbes represents the best of the international M&A industry in 2021 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”
The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2022 Leadership in Dealmaking Summit. The Summit will feature over 350 of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums, sessions, roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings and a solutions provider showcase led by a faculty of international M&A and cross-border industry stalwarts and business media experts. For a complete list of winners CLICK HERE.
The Forbes M+A Group, founded in 2004, with offices in Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and Nashville, TN, is an award-winning investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, and financial restructuring within the middle market. Senior advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have 250+ years and $85+ billion of combined transaction experience across a wide variety of industries and around the globe. The Forbes M+A Group has been recognized regionally as the M&A Firm of the Year for the past seven years. For more information regarding this transaction or award, contact Liam Narozanick at liam.narozanick@ForbesMA.com.
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