Finalists Announced: D CEO’s 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions Awards

The 2019 program recognizes the top deals and dealmakers of the year in DFW.

D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth are proud to announce the top mergers and acquisitions in North Texas—and the dealmakers who made them happen. The program has been expanded this year to recognize more outstanding professionals playing key roles in M&A deals. All finalists will be featured in the May issue of D CEO Magazine and honored at a private awards ceremony on May 2, where winners will be revealed.

Deals of the Year Finalists:

  • Access Healthcare Services Acquires Pacific BPO
  • Ansira Partners Acquires Brand Protection Agency
  • Cabot Microelectronics Acquires KMG Chemicals Inc.
  • Clavis acquisition of RK Supply
  • Cold Spring Brewing Co. Acquires Carolina Beverage Group
  • Concho Resources Inc. Acquires RSP Permian
  • Constellation Brands Acquires Four Corners Brewing Co.
  • Energy Transfer Partners Merges with Energy Transfer Equity
  • Keurig Green Mountain Merges with Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • Made Ya Smile Dental Merges With Dental Care Alliance
  • Nationstar (Mr. Cooper) Merges with WMIH Corp.
  • Patron Technology Acquires FISH Technologies
  • Primoris Services Corp. Acquires Willbros Group Inc.
  • Transition Capital Partners Acquires TransTrade Logistics
  • Wyndham Worldwide Acquires La Quinta Holdings
Dealmakers of the Year Finalists:
  • Daniel Boarder, Whitley Penn
  • Jeffrey Brooker, McGuireWoods
  • Julia Buthman, Prudential Capital Group
  • Todd Dauphinais, Clavis Capital Partners
  • Brent Earles, Caddo Lake Capital
  • Michael Goss, Generational Equity, LLC
  • James Griffin, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Matthew Hagen, Leeward Capital Management
  • Patrick Hamner, Clavis Capital Partners
  • Ryan Irby, Weaver
  • Kevin Kirksey, ALM First Financial Advisors
  • Grant Kornman, NCK Capital
  • Lauren Leahy, Pizza Hut, LLC
  • Mike McGill, MHT Partners
  • Bradley Porter, Moss Adams
  • Preston Roush, Texas Capital Bank
  • Molly Slusher, Blue Star Innovation Partners, L.P.
  • Vik Thapar, Cypress Growth Capital


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