Lexington, MA – September 12, 2018 – The Watermill Group’s acquisition of Cooper & Turner has been named a finalist in three categories for the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The private investment firm’s cross-border transaction will advance to the final round of judging for Industrials Deal of the Year ($10mm-$50mm), Cross Border Deal of the Year ($10mm-$50mm) and Private Equity Deal of the Year ($10mm-$50mm).
The award winners will be announced at the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 6th at the New York Athletic Club.
“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals”, says David Fergusson, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 16 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2018 award finalists have made.”
“We are honored to be named a finalist for our acquisition of Cooper & Turner. The company is an exciting multinational business that is primed for growth, particularly in the global wind energy market” stated Julia Karol, President and CEO, Watermill Group. “The Cooper & Turner acquisition is Watermill’s second cross-border deal and we continue to find international opportunities to be a compelling fit for our strategy-driven approach.”
For a detailed list of all of finalists, CLICK HERE.
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About the Watermill Group
The Watermill Group is a strategy-driven private investment firm that helps companies achieve their full potential through strategic transformation. For four decades, Watermill has been acquiring, operating and improving companies. Watermill looks for businesses in which it can apply a unique combination of strategic insight and management expertise to re-imagine their future and drive growth.