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Benchmark International's Kayla Sullivan Honored Among America's Rising Star Dealmakers

Posted on February 8, 2023 By

Benchmark International’s Kayla Sullivan has been named one of America’s Rising Star Dealmakers by the Global M&A Network. Their 5th Annual Networking Recognition Ceremony was held in New York City at a luncheon on January 19, 2023.

Kayla is an Associate Director with Benchmark International and works out of our Tampa, Florida, headquarters. You can learn more about her impressive background here.

The awards singularly recognize brilliant and exceptional young dealmakers from North and South American private equity, growth investing, lending, M&A, and restructuring transactional communities for their achievements, dedication, and talents for closing value-creating transactions. This once-in-a-lifetime recognition validates the unique achievements of the individual dealmaker and serves as an acknowledgment of the firm-wide team’s expertise and capabilities. Eligible candidates selected must be highly competitive, 40 years or younger in age, have worked at the firm for a full year, and have 7+ years of industry experience involved in transactions.

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The Global M&A Network is a diversified media network that produces high-quality “intelligence forums.” They are also the exclusive publisher of the popular “Top Dealmakers” lists. Their gatherings are the place to gain strategic intelligence and solutions, build profitable relationships, and celebrate worthy accomplishments.

The entire Benchmark International family proudly congratulates Kayla on her
latest achievement.


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Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $8.25 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the #1 Sell-side, Privately Owned M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook’s Global League Tables.





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