Success in the 10th Annual International M&A Awards31/05/2018
The cross-border acquisition of Cooper & Turner by the Watermill Group has been awarded the ‘Industrials Deal of the Year’. award in the 10th International M&A Advisor Awards.
Watermill will be presented the award alongside other honorees at a Black Tie Gala on Monday, June 18 at the Princeton Club of New York.
“Since 2009, we have been honoring the leading international M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. The Watermill Group was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Watermill and bestow upon them our highest honor for international M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “The Watermill Group represents the best of the international M&A industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”
“We are honored to receive international recognition for our acquisition of Cooper & Turner. Led by an entrepreneurial management team, the company is an exciting multinational business that is developing a strong presence in all its global markets, particularly wind energy which is primed for growth and opportunity,” stated Julia Karol, President and CEO, Watermill Group. “The Cooper & Turner acquisition is Watermill’s second cross-border deal and we continue to find international opportunities to be a compelling fit for our strategy-driven approach.”
The corporate team at Mincoffs Solicitors led by partner John Nicholson advised the sellers of Cooper & Turner on this deal. John said “We are delighted to have played a part in this deal and to see it recognised in this way. Congratulations to all at the Watermill Group.”