MelCap Partners, LLC Announced as Finalist in the 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards

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Wadsworth, OHSeptember 26, 2022 — The M&A Advisor announced the finalists for the 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards. MelCap Partners was named a finalist in three categories for the sale of The Smith & Oby Company to McNally Capital. The categories are: (i) Industrial Deal of the Year ($10mm – $25MM); (ii) Professional Services Deal of the Year ($10MM – $50MM); and (iii) Private Equity Deal of the Year ($25MM – $50MM). The awards will be presented and winners revealed at a Black-Tie Gala on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 in New York City.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transac­tions, companies and dealmakers. MelCap Partners was chosen from hundreds of participating companies to become an awards finalist. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize MelCap Partners as finalists for mergers and acquisitions firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “MelCap Partners represents the best of the M&A industry in 2021-22 and earned these finalist honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

“We are excited and honored to be recognized for these awards in the above three categories. Our team worked very hard with The Smith & Oby and McNally Capital teams to have a great outcome for both parties. We would like to thank everyone for their hard work to make this deal happen,” said Al Melchiorre, President & Founder of MelCap Partners.

The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2022 Future of Dealmaking Summit. The Summit will take place on November 15, 2022 and will feature over 350 of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums, sessions, roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings and a solutions provider showcase led by a faculty of M&A industry stalwarts and business media experts. Click here for an event profile.

Click here for a complete list of finalists.

About MelCap Partners, LLC

MelCap Partners is an investment banking advisory firm specializing in providing high quality and innovative financial advisory services to middle market companies. Services provided include merger, acquisition, and divestiture advisory services, the private placement of senior debt, subordinated/mezzanine debt, and equity capital, and general advisory services including business valuations, restructurings, and feasibility assessments. In order to assist MelCap Partners with securities related transactions, the investment bankers of MelCap Partners are Registered Principals/Representatives of M&A Securities Group, Inc. (“MAS”), a FINRA broker-dealer firm.

The M&A Advisor

Now in its 24th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry’s leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world’s premier leadership organization for mergers & acquisition, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, delivering a wide range of integrated services from offices in New York and London. To learn more visit

By Al Melchiorre

Al founded MelCap Partners in 2000, and is responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements from proposal through closing, developing business, reviewing offering memorandums and financial models, negotiating purchase agreements, and interacting with buyers and investors.