Audax, Vista, Sumeru, Stifel and Piper Jaffray win M&A Mid-Market Awards. SoFi buys payments firm Galileo. Clearlake and Levine Leichtman make deals.
Honors an individual who made a significant impact on M&A. The award goes to an individual. All dealmakers are eligible.
2019: Robert F. Smith 2018: Hollie Haynes, Luminate Capital Partners2017: Randy Jacops, Idera2016: Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply2015: David Brackett, John Martin, Anatares
Getting to scaleAgainst the backdrop of soaring bank M&A last summer, Piper Jaffray Cos. announced the acquisition of Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, creating the newly formed Piper Sandler and instantly becoming a leading investment bank in financial services. While Piper Jaffray grew organically and through hiring over the …