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KPMG Corporate Finance LLC Announced as Winner of the 2019 Industrials Deal of the Year at the Annual M&A Advisor Awards

KPMG CF Industrial Deal of the Year 2019


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The M&A Advisor announced that KPMG Corporate Finance LLC (“KPMG CF”) is among the winners of their 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. KPMG CF won in the “2019 Industrials of the Year” category (deal size $100 million to $1 billion), acting as exclusive financial advisor to Kauffman Engineering, Inc. (“Kauffman”) in its sale to Monomoy Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm with $1.5 billion in committed capital.

The deal was led by Managing Director Chrisanne Corbett, along with team members Zach Ross and Kyle Kuklewski. Kauffman, based in Lebanon, IN, is a market leading manufacturer of highly-engineered wire harnesses and cable assemblies for electrical systems across the HVAC, commercial equipment, specialty vehicle, lawn care, marine, and medical equipment markets.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. KPMG CF represented the best of the M&A industry in 2019, earning this honor by standing out from a group of over 500 very impressive candidates. It gives us great pleasure to recognize KPMG CF and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, founder of The M&A Advisor.

The M&A Advisor Awards Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A dealmakers, and was held in conjunction with the 2019 M&A Advisor Summit (“The Future of Finance”) that featured the industry’s leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by members of the M&A profession, as well as the media, academic community, and other industry participants.  

About KPMG Corporate Finance LLC

KPMG CF was recently named Transaction Advisory Firm of the Year by the Global M&A Network, LLC, and previously named Investment Bank of the Year by The M&A Advisor. KPMG CF provides a broad range of investment banking and advisory services to its domestic and international clients. The firm’s professionals have the experience and depth of knowledge to advise clients on global mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, buyouts, financings, debt restructurings, equity recapitalizations, infrastructure project finance, capital advisory, portfolio solutions, fairness opinions, and other advisory needs.

KPMG CF, a Delaware limited liability company, is a member of FINRA and SIPC. KPMG CF is a subsidiary of KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.


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