Cassel Salpeter & Co., an independent investment banking firm that provides advice to middle-market and emerging growth companies in the U.S. and worldwide, is pleased to have been recognized by Global M&A Network having won two 2021 Annual USA M&A Atlas Awards for Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year and the Small Market Corporate Deal of the Year.The Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year Award was presented to Cassel Salpeter & Co. for its continued excellence in fairness opinion advisory work. Tapping into the team’s extensive experience, the firm delivers the highest-quality work product and strives for greatness on every assignment.Fairness opinions are an opinion with respect to whether the consideration paid or received in a transaction is fair from a financial point of view to the party or persons paying or receiving the consideration. They are provided in a vast range of transactions, including M&A, SPACs, leveraged and management buyouts, going-private and related party transactions, equity financing, private placements, restructurings, joint ventures, tender offers, and reverse mergers.
To date, the firm and its senior management have delivered over 225 fairness opinions, ranging from single acquisitions to highly complex transactions in a broad array of industries.
Additionally, Cassel Salpeter & Co. was named the Small Market ($25-100 million) Corporate Deal of the Year winner for its work as financial advisor to the sellers in the Westchester General Hospital sale to Sanitas USA, a subsidiary of Keralty. Cassel Salpeter worked closely on the transaction with McDermott Will & Emery, the seller’s counsel, and Greenberg Traurig, the buyer’s counsel.
The Annual USA M&A Atlas Awards is part of the prestigious M&A Atlas Award’s global brand, exclusively honoring best value-generating deals, star dealmakers and outstanding firms from North and South America.
“We are honored to be named the ‘Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year’ and ‘Small Market Corporate Deal of the Year’ in 2021,” said James S. Cassel, Chairman and Co-Founder of Cassel Salpeter & Co. “During a challenging year, our team rose to the occasion to serve our clients with best-in-class service, showing we can adapt to our clients’ needs and achieve great results.”