Thomson Reuters released their review of the mid-market mergers and acquisitions industry for 2017. In this report is a list of the worldwide mid-market rankings for companies that completed deals valued up to $500 million. Benchmark International is pleased to be listed in the top 50, worldwide, for M&A deals valued up to $500 million. Businesses named on this list include KPMG, Ernst & Young, LLP Deloitte, Goldman Sachs & Co., JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, amongst others. With the distinction of being listed in the same category as M&A industry giants, Benchmark International is showing we are an invaluable asset to any business owner looking to exit his or her business.
Benchmark International is always striving to set the standard in the mid-market M&A. This is an impressive accomplishment and is highlighted by the growth our company continues to see. Over the course of the last two years, Benchmark International expanded its offices both internationally and domestically with new offices in Ireland, South Africa, Texas, and Tennessee. We are growing our footprint and have established ourselves as a distinguished institution in this industry.
Moreover, Benchmark's central infrastructure has dramatically increased, creating new in-house positions in IT/systems, marketing, finance/HR, and transaction support. 2018 promises to continue this success as Benchmark International stays on top of mergers and acquisitions trends.
The management team at Benchmark International is always striving to outreach their competitors in all areas of the work they perform. In February, Benchmark International invested in training and professional development courses for its global workforce. Investment in this area enables the team at Benchmark to gain access to several learning platforms through curated library content, cloud-based learning, online access, client engagement services, as well as professional certifications and accreditations. It is initiatives like this that set Benchmark International apart. A working environment filled with M&A industry professionals who have a well-rounded set of skills is essential to success.
In addition to professional development through online training and certifications, Benchmark International takes advantage of learning about the trends in M&A through attending local and international conferences. At these conferences, Benchmark International is able to network with other industry leaders and explore innovative approaches to mergers and acquisitions, which keeps Benchmark International at the forefront of this industry.
Benchmark International's Global CEO, Gregory Jackson, explains having a team of professionals who understand the mergers and acquisitions cycle and who are able to build rapport with their clients is of the utmost importance. It's qualities like these that land Benchmark recognition by media leaders such as Thomson Reuters.
"We are driving the initiative that Benchmark International leaves no stone unturned. We always keep our clients' best interests in mind and those interests lead our decisions throughout the sales process. Being second best isn't an option, and we are constantly pushing the boundaries for our clients."
ABOUT BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL
Benchmark International’s global offices provide business owners in the middle market and lower middle market with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. To date, Benchmark International has handled engagements in excess of $5B across 30 industries worldwide. With decades of global M&A experience, Benchmark International’s deal teams, working from 13 offices across the world, have assisted hundreds of owners with achieving their personal objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses.
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