NEW YORK – February 14, 2023 – Global M&A Network, LLC presented the 14th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards at a gala held this year in New York City on January 19. Carl Marks Advisors, a leading investment bank providing financial and operational advisory services to middle market companies was awarded Distressed Deal of the Year – lower mid-market and U.S.A Deal of the Year – middle markets. Additionally, Partner Warren Feder has been honored as a Top 50 Investment Banker, while Managing Director Benjiman Godbout was named a 2022 Americas Rising Star Dealmaker.
“This year has been extremely productive for Carl Marks Advisors, and we are proud to be recognized by Global M&A Network for our teams’ hard work across multiple transactions,” said Evan Tomaskovic, Managing Partner, Carl Marks Advisors. “As businesses continue to emerge from the pandemic, we are seeing challenges and opportunities across numerous sectors. We look forward to continuing to help our clients realize the best possible outcomes in this challenging economic environment.”
Carl Marks Advisors won the lower mid-market Distressed Deal of the Year award for the restructuring and sale of Aztec/Shaffer, LLC to Arena Events, Summit Investment Management and affiliates. The firm was also presented with the middle market Deal of the Year award for the sale of WE Transport to Beacon Mobility, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.
“Warren and Ben continue to serve our clients and the firm with a high degree of dedication, and we are thrilled to see them recognized,” added Tomaskovic. “As companies continue to navigate uncertain waters, they are looking to us to deliver insight and guidance, and both Warren and Ben are exemplary at helping our clients identify the right path forward and capitalize on opportunities.”