Statesman Recognized by ACG for Manufacturing Transaction in 2023


HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 26, 2024) – Management of Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC (“Statesman”) is pleased to announce that Statesman has been recognized by the Houston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”) in the Seventh Annual Deal of the Year Awards as the finalist for one completed transaction in 2023. The awards ceremony will take place at the Houston Country Club, Wednesday, April 24th.

Statesman’s advisory in The Acquisition of TSA Processing by Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., a portfolio company of Ryerson Holding Corporation is a finalist in the Manufacturing Deal of the Year category. 

The finalists have been reviewed and ranked by our independent judges panel of top business leaders and educators including Mark Frates, Executive Vice President of Glencoe Diversified Holdings, LLC, Gustavo Grullon, PhD, Professor of Finance at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, Ernest Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of The Frenchy’s Companies, Amy Nelson, President and Founder of Greenridge Advisors, LLC, Jennifer Whalen, Chief Financial Officer of The Bristow Group Inc., and Ken Wiles, PhD, CFA, Executive Director of Hick, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance and a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

ACG Houston’s Deal of the Year event is focused on celebrating Houston’s booming middle-market deal community and honoring the deals and dealmakers who drive the middle market resulting in job growth, capital formation and the advancement of meaningful business relationships. The criteria for the nominations includes a closing date between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023, where the company being transacted, or strategic buyer, is based in the Greater Houston area. The nomination criteria included details such as transaction value range, industry focus and type of transaction as well as anecdotal commentary on what makes the deal unique. Judges evaluated deals based on the parties’ submissions as well as the overall story, economic and strategic impact, stakeholder value and professional expertise. To learn more about the ACG 2023 Deal of the Year Awards click here. For a complete list of ACG Houston’s 2023 Deal of the Year Award Finalists, please click here.


About ACG

Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with 59 chapters and over 14,500 members. Doing business is at the heart of the ACG membership experience. Chapters in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia bring deal-makers together to help them achieve their business and professional goals.

About Statesman

Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC is the FINRA-licensed broker dealer affiliate of Statesman Business Advisors, LLC. With offices in Houston and Austin, Texas, Statesman is a leading middle-market investment banking firm providing merger and acquisition, capital formation, valuation, and other general corporate financial advisory services to middle-market companies.

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