Finalists Announced: 2020 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards

The program, presented by D CEO in partnership with ACG, honors the region’s top business transactions and dealmakers.

D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth-DFW are proud to announce the top mergers and acquisitions in North Texas—and the dealmakers who made them happen. All finalists will be featured in the May issue of D CEO magazine and honored at a private awards ceremony on April 30, where winners will be revealed.


Advent International’s Acquisition of AccentCare

Blucora’s Acquisition of 1st Global

Capital Southwest’s Sale of Media Recovery (SpotSee)

Coltala Holdings’ Trudela Partners’ Acquisition of Walker Heating and Air and Metro Energy Savers

Comstock Resources’ Acquisition of Covey Park Energy

Landry’s Acquisition of Del Frisco’s Steakhouse Brands

Merger of Lexipol and Praetorian Digital

Nexstar Media Group’s Acquisition of Tribune Media

Quisitive Technology Solutions’ Acquisition of Corporate Renaissance Group

Sale of WatchGuard Inc. to Motorola Solutions

Timberlake & Dickson Management Buyout

Trinity Hunt Partners’ Acquisition of Wexco International Corp.

Vistra Energy’s Acquisition of  Ambit Energy

Wehner Multifamily/Hidden Harbor Capital Partners


Ron Baker, Cadence Bank NA

Daniel Boarder, Whitley Penn

Paul Braswell, FBFK

Scot Cockroft, Sigma Mergers & Acquisitions

David Gail, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Michael Hainsfurther, Munsch Hardt

Heather Hubbard, Valesco Industries

Ryan Irby, Weaver

Barrett Kingsriter, Pinecrest Capital Partners

Barrett Lidji, Northaven Capital

Jeff Matthews, EastWest Bank

David McLean, McGuireWoods

Brad Porter, Moss Adams

Brad Purifoy, Corporate Finance Associates

Gretchen Seay, Clearsight Advisors

Lindsey Wendler, NTA-Riverbend



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