EdgePoint Announces M&A Atlas Awards
Sector NewsJanuary 2022

EdgePoint Announces M&A Atlas Awards

January 28, 2022

(Cleveland, OH) - EdgePoint Capital Advisors, a leading national independent M&A Advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized at the 13th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards virtual celebration, January 27, 2022.  EdgePoint was honored to accept awards for two of its client transactions and for the firm itself.

  • USA Private Equity Deal of the Year ($50-100 million) for the acquisition of utility-focused vegetation management services company, Edko, LLC of Bossier City, LA by Pittsburgh-based private equity firm Incline Equity Partners
  • Cross Border Deal of the Year (Middle Market) for the acquisition of Real Food Blends of Chesterton, IN, a provider of real food meals for people with feeding tubes, by Nutricia of Paris, part of Danone S.A.
  • Boutique Investment Bank of the Year

Edko – EdgePoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Edko, LLC.    Tom Stafford, Managing Director – EdgePoint Business Services Group, said, “The opportunity to work with Mike Vasko, CEO, and the Edko team was a true pleasure. We were confident that market demand for Edko’s business would be strong. Incline Equity will be a great steward and catalyst for Edko’s continued growth. We are honored to be recognized on a national basis for this great outcome.”

Real Food Blends – EdgePoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Real Food Blends. Steve Tardio, Managing Director, EdgePoint Consumer Group, said, “This family business was on a mission to provide wholesome food to all who use a feeding tube.  Our global review of companies that could take this business to its destiny, ranked Nutricia, a part of Danone, SA, highly.  Because we have known them for years, we were able to negotiate to closing on Zoom during the pandemic.”

Boutique Investment Bank of the Year – Tom Zucker, EdgePoint President said, “We are honored by this recognition.  Credit goes to our colleagues, who put the client’s needs first and then deliver extraordinary results.”

About Global M&A Network

The host of the M&A Atlas Awards is a diverse media company and exclusive publisher of the popular “Top Dealmakers” lists.  The America’s M&A Atlas awards are prestigious awards singularly honoring best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, illustrious dealmakers and legendary leaders from the North and South Americas corporate, investor and deal communities.

About EdgePoint

EdgePoint, a leading national investment banking firm, is focused on providing middle market businesses with merger and acquisition advisory services.  For more information, please visit www.edgepoint.com.