Finalists Announced: D CEO’s 2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards

The 2018 winners will be announced at an awards event in May and highlighted in the May issue of D CEO Magazine.

D CEO is proud to announce our 2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards finalists. There are nine categories and 22 finalists that were selected by our panel of judges for their outstanding accomplishments. Some of this year’s categories include Attorney Dealmaker of the Year and Billion Dollar Deals. Winners in this year’s program will be announced at an awards event on May 8, and DFW’s Mergers and Acquisitions scene will be covered in the May issue of D CEO magazine. For information on ways to get involved and sponsorship, email our Publisher at [email protected]. Click here to register for the event. 


2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards Finalists

Bobby Renkes, Pinecrest Capital
David Monk, Real Page Inc.
Jonathan Whalen, Gibson Dunn
Mark Solomon, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (formerly Andrews Kurth)
Mike Stengle, Exit Partners
Oliver Cone, Bulkey Capital
Stephanie Grossman, Ryan (formerly Conduent)

Centre Lane’s Acquisition of Alternative Biomedical Solutions
Clavis Capital’s Acquisition of Azimuth Technology
D.R. Horton’s acquisition of Forestar via bidding war
Double Eagle Energy Permian sale to Parsley Energy
Healthy Natural, Inc. acquired by Rosewood Private Investments
Invitation Homes-Starwood Waypoint Homes Merger
Jacobs Engineering acquires CH2M
Mohr Partners, Inc. Management Buyout
North East Texas Pallet Acquired by Pallet One
ORIX USA Acquires Lancaster Pollard
Providence Strategic Growth Sells Majority Stake in Blue Star Sports to Genstar Capital
Sale of Williamson Dickie to VF Corporation
Sentinel Capital Partners Acquires Majority Stake in MB2 Dental Solutions
SoftBank Group Acquires Fortress Investment Group
Solera Holdings, Inc. acquires UK-based Autodata

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards Categories:
Attorney Dealmaker of the Year
Best Management Buyout
Best Public Deals
Best Strategic Acquisition/Merger
Billion Dollar Deals
Investment Banking Dealmaker of the Year
Large Deals ($150 million to $999 million)
Midsize Deals ($26 million to $149 million)
Small Deals (up to $25 million)