Marlin & Associates announced that two cross-border transactions on which Marlin & Associates recently advised have been recognized as International “Deals-of-the-Year” by The M&A Advisor, a conference producer and newsletter publisher serving the middle market finance industry. Marlin & Associates was recognized for:
- Financial Services Deal-of-the-Year for advising Coalition Development Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) on its sale to CRISIL (Mumbai, India), a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill (NYSE:MHP); and
- Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal-of-the-Year for advising IDEAS International (Hornsby, Australia) (ASX:IDE) on its sale to Gartner (NYSE:IT).
The awards are made on the basis of creativity, resourcefulness, persistence, business savvy, and value-added. The finalists were judged by an independent body of experts, who represented a cross-section of the middle market finance industry. The winners were recognized at the 5th Annual International M&A Awards Gala on Monday, May 13th at the New York Athletic Club.