CSG Partners wins "Acquisition Financing Deal of the Year" Award
New York, NY - July 20th, 2010: CSG Partners, LLC, the New York-based boutique investment bank, received the Acquisition Financing Deal of the Year award at the M&A Advisor's 5th Annual Middle-Market Financing Awards.
CSG Partners received the award for structuring the ESOP buyout of International Intimates, Inc., a leading designer, importer, and wholesaler of apparel products. CSG Partners was named a finalist in 8 other categories, including: Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year, Debt Financing Agent of the Year, Consumer and Retail Deal of the Year (above $50MM), Professional Services Deal of the Year, Debt Financing Deal of the Year (above $75MM), Acquisition Financing Deal of the Year (nominated twice), Middle-Market Financing Deal of the Year (below $100MM) (nominated twice), and Debt Financing Deal of the Year (below $75MM). CSG Partners was the only firm to receive nominations relating to ESOP transactions.
"We are proud of the award and nominations, which recognize CSG Partners' leadership in structuring ESOP transactions and raising capital for middle-market companies," commented Larry Kaplan, the founder and Managing Director of CSG Partners. "Despite the economic downturn, our firm closed a record number of transactions last year, providing our middle-market clients with much needed liquidity."
"In these tough economic times we should praise these firms for rising to the challenge to seize and close middle-market deals," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "All financing award recipients are true industry leaders and it is our honor to recognize them." The M&A Advisor's 5th Annual Middle-Market Financing Awards Gala is the premier event for the middle market financing industry. It recognizes the top financing deals, firms and dealmakers in the industry.
ABOUT CSG PARTNERS
CSG Partners, LLC is a boutique investment bank specializing in ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services for middle-market companies. Our clients have spanned the full middle-market spectrum, with values ranging from $10 million to $1 billion. Founded in 2001, the firm has built a reputation of having the nation's preeminent ESOP investment banking practice. In 2013, CSG Partners was named the "Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year" by both The M&A Advisor and ACG New York. CSG Partners operates from offices in New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC.