San Diego, CA- November 1, 2016 – Objective Capital Partners, a leading M&A investment banking firm focused on transactions for companies with enterprise values up to $500MM, is pleased to announce that Trever Acers, Channing Hamlet and Michael Kim were the recipients of awards at 2016 Advisor of the Year. The awards acknowledged local middle market mergers and acquisitions professionals who have significantly contributed to the successful sale, expansion or recapitalization of their clients’ companies.
The Advisor of the Year Awards was held at the world-renowned La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology on Thursday, October 27. Legendary entrepreneur Ernest Rady, iconic business leader in the San Diego community, delivered the keynote address and discussed how he creates value in his businesses along with the important role that professional advisors have played in his deals. BNY Mellon Wealth Management served as title sponsor for the event.
Objective Capital won four of the eighteen award categories as follows:
- Best Growth Capital Design and Execution- served as lead financial advisor to Tavern+Bowl providing financial leadership from strategic options assessment, through redesigning the capital structure, financial modeling and supporting the capital acquisition;
- Best Advice for Internal Transition- served as an advisor on a partner buyout for a privately-held consumer beverage manufacturer;
- Best Sell-side by an Investment Banker or Broker- served as exclusive advisor on the completed strategic investment in Del Mar Recovery Solutions, a leading provider of a comprehensive range of automotive asset recovery and repossession management services, by TZP Growth Partners; and
- Best Advice for External Transition- served as exclusive advisor on a sale of a privately-held motion picture equipment company.
“The Objective Capital team is honored to win these four awards and be recognized by peers and customers for our exemplary work and professional contributions in the sale, expansion or recapitalization of our clients’ companies,” says David H. Crean, Managing Director at Objective Capital Partners. “We are very grateful to the judging panelists for acknowledging and honoring our efforts. The accolades epitomize the type and quality of service we endeavor to deliver to our clients daily for each engagement.”
Led by former Broadcom Chairman John Major, and Histogen founder and CEO Gail Naughton, judges for the awards program included representatives of UCSD’s Rady School of Management, CSU San Marcos’ School of Business, and the La Jolla Institute, as well as several entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated the business sales process. For more information on the Advisor of the Year event, please visit www.sdadvisoroftheyear.com.
About Advisor of the Year
Advisor of the Year is a not-for-profit unincorporated community association that hosts an annual awards event to recognize and celebrate local advisors who provide extraordinary service and value to owners of middle-market companies in the sale, expansion or recapitalization of their companies. The organization also conducts educational workshops and commissions primary research on business and financial trends that affect advisors and their clients.
About Objective Capital Partners
Objective Capital Partners is a leading M&A investment banking firm whose Principals have collectively engaged in more than 500 successful transactions serving the transaction needs of early-stage, growth-oriented and mid-size companies. The executive team has a unique combination of investment banking, private equity, and business ownership experience that enables Objective Capital Partners to provide large-enterprise caliber investment banking services to companies with annual revenues up to $500MM. Services include sale transactions, equity and debt capital raises and comprehensive advisory services. The firm uses a proprietary process to work to achieve premium company valuation, strong pricing, and high client satisfaction rates post-sale. The firm’s industry expertise includes: software and hardware technology, life sciences, business services, IT services, healthcare services, consumer products and specialized manufacturing. Additional information on Objective Capital Partners is available at www.objectiveibv.com.
Securities and investment banking services are offered through BA Securities, LLC Member FINRA, SIPC. The Principals of Objective Capital are Registered Representatives of BA Securities. Objective Capital Partners and BA Securities are separate and unaffiliated entities.
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David H. Crean
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