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Lending On Financial Services Deals Takes In-Depth Knowledge

Madison Capital made a strategic decision to dedicate resources to underwriting, managing and originating financial services deals so their team is up to speed on the nuances associated with those transactions, says William Kindorf of Madison Capital Funding in this video with Mergers & Acquisitions contributing editor Danielle Fugazy. For more, see the roundtable discussion sponsored by Madison Capital Funding and KattenMuchinRosenman LLP, " “Financial Services Companies Heat Up M&A Market.”
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    M&A Mid-Market Awards

    See the 2013 Winners

    To be considered for the Mid-Market Awards, deals must have closed by the last day of the year prior to the round's deadline, which is always the second Friday in January. Deals must also have a value of about $1 billion or less. After reviewing internal and external submissions, the Mergers & Acquisitions editorial staff will make selections near the end of February.

    What We Look For

    Companies and individuals who overcame the challenges the year brought and who took their business to the next level. We expect the winning transactions to show innovation and determination. For the firm categories, we expect the winners to be able distinguish themselves through their abilities to adapt and succeed in a changing landscape.

    Deal of the YearRecognizing the best mid-market acquisition of 2012. This award is open to both private equity and strategic acquirers.

    Seller of the YearRecognizing the best mid-market sale. This award is also open to both private equity and strategic acquirers.

    Private Equity Firm of the Year -- Recognizing the firm that best distinguished itself in 2012, either through acquisitions, exits or in other areas, such as fundraising.

    Strategic Buyer of the YearRecognizing the corporate acquirer that -- through M&A -- stood out in 2012.

    Investment Bank of the Year -- Recognizing the investment bank that differentiated itself within the middle market through its ability to stay active and demonstrate creativity in getting deals to the finish line.

    Lender of the Year Recognizing the M&A lender who distinguished itself in 2012, through its ability to adapt to the changing landscape and stay active.

    Law Firm of the Year -- Recognizing the law firm that stood out in 2012 through its work in the mid-market M&A realm.

    Dealmaker of the YearRecognizing one deal professional, either on the buy side or the sell side, who emerged as a leader in the space and demonstrated an ability to stay ahead of the curve.


    How do I make submissions?

    Please send a one-page (or less) description of the deal or firm you wish to nominate to Mary Kathleen Flynn at marykathleen.flynn@sourcemedia.com. The nomination should include the following information: deal value, name of target, description of target, name of acquirer(s), names of key participants (firms and people who can elaborate on the deal), date of close and three to five bullet points explaining why the deal should be considered. If we need additional information we will let you know.

    For a firm, nominations should include the following: relevant deals the team worked on, key people in the team, and three to five bullet points explaining how the firm distinguished itself.

    The more color the better. We’re looking for creativity and resourcefulness, so any anecdotes or examples will only help to differentiate a deal or firm from the pack.

    The deadline for the most recent round was January 11, 2013.* In the meantime, if you have any questions, please let me know.

    Thanks,
    Mary Kathleen Flynn, Editor in Chief
    marykathleen.flynn@sourcemedia.com