M&A Advisor recognizes CohnReznick with Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year Award

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    New York, NY – September 15, 2023 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that it won The M&A Advisor’s Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year Award (under $100MM) as part of the organization’s 14th Annual International M&A Awards. The firm was recognized for its advisory services for the acquisition of Haltech Engine Management Systems by Race Winning Brands, a leading US manufacturer of high-performance and racing parts for automotive and powersports aftermarkets. The awards will be presented in New York City next week.

    Per The M&A Advisor, “An independent judging panel of industry experts evaluated nominations representing over 250 individual companies from across the world - a wide and varied group with deals valued at $10 million to tens of billions.”

    The buy-side of the deal was managed by CohnReznick, Baker McKenzie, and Nexia Australia, on behalf of MiddleGround Capital. Vikram Devanga, Principal, Transaction Advisory Services, CohnReznick, led the engagement for CohnReznick and said, “The successful closing of this deal significantly expands the Race Winning Brands (RWB) product portfolio and its geographic reach in Australia.” Adds Devanga, “Our team was proud to serve as key advisors to RWB throughout the acquisition process and we thank The M&A Advisor for this award. Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s International M&A Awards program.”

    Noted Roger Aguinaldo, Founder & CEO, The M&A Advisor, "In a world shaped by geopolitics and fueled by technological innovation, these awards honor the remarkable achievements of experts who transcend borders to unlock exceptional value."

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