MelCap Partners, LLC Announced as Winner of the 13th Annual International M&A Awards

International M&A Awards

Wadsworth, OH May 31, 2022 — The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 13th Annual International M&A Awards. MelCap Partners was named Boutique Investment Bank of the Year – North America. In addition, MelCap Partners was also awarded Industrials Deal of the Year for the sale of Applied Vision to Antares Vision. The awards will be presented at a Black-Tie Gala on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in New York City.  

“Since 2009, we have been honoring the leading international M&A transactions, companies, and dealmakers. MelCap Partners was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize MelCap Partners and bestow upon them our highest honor for international M&A firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “MelCap Partners represents the best of the international M&A industry in 2021 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

“On behalf of the entire MelCap team, we continue to be humbled and honored to be recognized for these prestigious awards. We are proud of all of our accomplishments, but this one is a little more special as these deals were done with international buyers in the middle of a pandemic. Our team had to be innovative and determined to complete these deals during these challenging times. We have been blessed in so many ways, and I would again like to thank our clients and supporters for making these awards possible”, said Al Melchiorre, President & Founder of MelCap Partners. “We had another record year in 2021, and are looking forward to another strong year in 2022.”

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 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.