Statesman Recognized by ACG for Three Transactions in 2020


HOUSTON, TEXAS (April 22, 2021) – 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”) as the winner for three completed transactions in 2020, including the overall Deal of the Year in the Fourth Annual ACG Deal of the Year Awards via an online video ceremony delivered Tuesday, April 20th.

Statesman’s advisory in the ICON Information Consultants acquisition of Vendorpass from Modis, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Adecco Group won THE Deal of the Year and the Technology category.

In addition, Statesman also received the deal of the year award for its advisory in the acquisition of Stainless Hose Fittings by Harbour Group in the Industrial, Power & Infrastructure (Private Equity) category and for its advisory in the 363 bankruptcy sale of assets of Watson Valve Services, Inc. to MOGAS Industries, Inc. in the Restructuring category.

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 finalists were reviewed and ranked by an independent panel of esteemed judges and top business leaders including Eric Bruce, CPA, Senior Managing Consultant at Briggs & Veselka, Co., Ernest Hunter, CEO of The Frenchy’s Companies, A. Kelly Williams, Managing Director at Milestone Venture Group, Inc., Kenneth Guidry, CPA, Founding Shareholder and Director Ambassador at PKF Texas, Ken Wiles, PhD, CFA, Executive Director of Hick, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance, and Pamela Martinson, Partner at Sidley Austin LLP. To learn more about the ACG 2020 – 2021 Deal of the Year Awards click here. For a complete list of ACG Houston’s 2020-2021 Deal of the Year Award Winners, 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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