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We focus on local and international deals up to US$500 million in value across a wide range of sectors. Since the start of 2012 our partner firms have collectively completed over 230 deals, in 30 countries worldwide with an aggregate value of over US$17.5 billion.

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Capitalmind hosts a launch party in Amsterdam to celebrate merger between two Mergers Alliance Partners

20th November 2014
Newly formed Capitalmind hosted a launch party at the De Goyer Golf & Country club in Amsterdam on November 6 2014 to celebrate the previously announced merger between two Mergers Alliance partners – Dutch-based BlueMind and France-based Capital Partner.
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Headwaters MB Wins Three 2014 Deal of the Year Awards from The Global M&A Network

12th November 2014
The Global M&A Network recently announced that Headwaters MB has been named a winner for three different deal awards from their annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards ceremony on October 30, 2014 in New York.
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Mergers Alliance expands its presence to Switzerland by integrating Affentranger Associates into the Partnership

12th November 2014
Mergers Alliance has expanded its presence to Switzerland and is now located in more than 25 countries.
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EquityGate announced as winner of the 2014 Dealmakers’ Awards

12th November 2014
The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2014 Dealmakers’ Awards at the inaugural Awards Ceremony to a lively crowd at Bloomberg’s European Headquarters on Wednesday, 22 October
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EquityGate awarded as one of Germany's best advisors by renowned magazine "WirtschaftsWoche"

12th November 2014
EquityGate was awarded 3rd place in the "Finance and Risk Management" category by the prestigious "WirtschaftsWoche" magazine at the gala event held on 27.10.2014 in Düsseldorf. EquityGate's submission involved a growth financing transaction and owner's buyout at the IT service provider Technogroup.
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Mergers Alliance launches Autumn 2014 issue of Mergers Review, its international quartely newsletter

16th October 2014
The newsletter will include market updates together with news, events, recruits, deals and publications around the partnership
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Catalyst has won the Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year award at the 2014 Insider Midlands Dealmakers Awards.

30th September 2014
There was also an individual award for Catalyst Partner Richard Sanders, who was named Dealmaker of the Year.
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Headwaters MB, launches Financial Services Technology Report - Current Trends Demand Integrated Payments Technology

30th September 2014
Payments technology has experienced evolutionary changes in the past decade with increased adaptation of card-based and electronic payments for both B2C and B2B payments.
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Headwaters MB Named Investment Bank of the Year Finalist by The M&A Advisor

16th September 2014
M&A Advisor recently announced that Headwaters MB has been named a finalist for the Investment Bank of the Year award as well as within ten other categories from the annual M&A Advisor Awards.
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Catalyst shortlisted for unquote” British Private Equity Awards Corporate Financier of the Year

16th September 2014
Catalyst Corporate Finance has been shortlisted in the Corporate Financier of the Year category by the judging panel of the “unquote” British Private Equity Awards 2014.
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