16 December 2020
BDA named Investment Banking Firm of the Year 2020
BDA Partners was named Investment Banking Firm of the Year at the 19th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in New York.
BDA was also awarded Cross-Border Deal of the Year, for advising Rich Products on the acquisition of its Indian JV, Rich Graviss.
The M&A Advisor is the world’s foremost M&A leadership organization for recognizing dealmaking excellence, especially for the middle market. BDA was named Firm of the Year for a third time, and for the second year in a row.
Over 24 years, BDA has developed a unique expertise in cross-border transactions involving Asia, as well as unparalleled access to global and local buyers. Notwithstanding the trade tensions and the Covid-19 pandemic, BDA expects to have closed approximately 18 transactions on behalf of our clients by the end of 2020, resulting in best-ever fee levels. BDA heads into 2021 with a record pipeline of fees.
Euan Rellie, BDA Senior Managing Director and co-founder, commented: “We’re honoured to have been recognized, yet again, as a pre-eminent investment banking firm. BDA bankers have worked relentlessly through the pandemic to surpass our clients’ expectations, and to achieve superlative results for them. We’re grateful, always, for the trust that those clients, colleagues and partners have shown us. We’re growing, and striving to do better. We move forward with optimism and confidence.”
BDA transactions over the last 12 months include: