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Vetus Partners Named a Winner of Six Awards at The M&A Advisor’s 8th Annual M&A Awards Gala
Vetus Partners LLC, a leading investment bank specializing in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and corporate divestitures of middle market businesses, announced today that The M&A Advisor awarded Vetus Partners an unprecedented six M&A Awards at its 8th Annual M&A Awards Gala:

    • Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year
    • Cross-Border Deal of the Year
    • Lower Middle Market Deal of the Year
    • Media, Entertainment or Telecom Deal of the Year
    • Dealmaker of the Year
    • Industrial Distribution / Manufacturing Deal of the Year

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Deal of the Year – Vetus Partners announced today that The M&A Advisor has awarded Vetus Partners a Global M&A Award for Industrial Manufacturing / Distribution Deal of the Year in Europe. Full text

Trojan Battery Company - Vetus Partners served as due diligence advisor to Charlesbank Capital Partners in their acquisition of Trojan Battery Company, the world's largest manufacturer of deep-cycle lead acid batteries in its target markets. Full text

Summers Rubber Company – Vetus Partners announced that its client, Summers Rubber Company, has been acquired by Singer Equities, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SBP Holding LP and portfolio company of private equity firm AEA Investors. Full text

EMBARQ Logistics – The investment bank of Vetus Partners is pleased to announce that its publicly-traded client, Embarq Corporation [NYSE:EQ], has divested its wholly-owned EMBARQ Logistics subsidiary to KGP Telecommunications. Full text

Cookson Group – Vetus Partners announced today that its U.K.-based, publicly-traded client, Cookson Group plc [LSE:CKSN], has divested its Hi-Tech Ceramics filters business to Süd-Chemie AG. Full text

Roden Electric – The investment bank of Vetus Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Roden Electric to Kendall Electric. Full text

DBL Distributing – The investment bank of Vetus Partners announced today that its client, DBL Distributing, Inc. ("DBL"), signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ingram Micro, Inc. Full text

Lewis-Goetz and Company – Vetus Partners announced today the successful recapitalization of its client, Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc., led by Boston-based private equity fund Audax Group. Full text

Vetus Partners

The investment banking firm of Vetus Partners helps private and public companies maximize the value of their businesses by providing a comprehensive array of financial advisory services. We offer a distinctive combination of financial, operational, and industry expertise to meet the unique needs of the middle market. Vetus' investment bankers have served as financial advisors in a broad range of transactions, both domestic and cross-border, with an aggregate dollar volume exceeding $5 billion.

Vetus is a Latin root for veteran, meaning "highly experienced," and serves as the founding principle of our firm. Our senior bankers are seasoned industry experts and our advisory services are highly industry focused, allowing us to bring world-class knowledge and advice to our clients.

To learn more about our investment banking services, please contact Vetus Partners today.

*Certain referenced transactions were executed by Vetus Principals at predecessor firm.

Vetus Principals have executed financial advisory assignments involving leading companies and private equity sponsors throughout the world. Learn More