Last year was a big year for big business deals in Dallas-Fort Worth, and the number and caliber of nominations in this year’s Mergers and Acquisitions Awards reflected that. Presented by D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth, the program recognizes outstanding corporate transactions and the dealmakers who help put them together.
All 18 finalists will be featured in the May/June issue of D CEO. Winners will be revealed at an awards event in May, sponsored by Gardere and Whitley Penn.
Here’s a full list of the contenders:
AMR Corp. and US Airways Group merger
Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare merger
Commerce Street Capital LLC sale of Park Cities Bank
Crossmark Inc. acquisition of Marketing Werks Inc.
Daseke Inc. and Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. merger
Day Star Restaurant Group acquisition of Texas Land & Cattle and Lone Star Steakhouse chains
FTI Consulting disposition of Hostess Brands LLC assets
Landpoint LLC 2013 acquisitions
Acquisition by Nekoosa Coated Products, a portfolio company of Wingate Partners LLP, of IGI Corp.
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. and Sinochem Petroleum USA LLC joint venture
Tenet Healthcare Corp. acquisition of Vanguard Health Systems
Transition Capital Partners Sale of LT Energy Services
Taylor Curtis, MHT Midspan
Terry Fick, Corporate Finance Associates
Tom Harris, Haynes and Boone LLP
Janice V. Sharry, Haynes and Boone LLP
Hatch Smith, Commerce Street Capital LLC
Glenn West, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Eric Williams, Haynes and Boone LLP