Celebrate the best deals and dealmakers of 2020
This year, the first M&A Awards Online will be hosted live from the Beurs van Berlage on Thursday December 10th. It will be a celebration of the resilience of Dutch business in general, and the M&A profession in particular. We expect this year’s event to be the most unique (online) event ever. REGISTER HERE FOR THE M&A AWARDS ONLINE
Professionals simply cannot afford to miss out
A festive evening to reflect the past year
You will e-meet with 1000 top-level dealmakers who all have had their successes and failures in the virtual event venue. A unique and innovative concept to experience the M&A Awards 2020 live in the Beurs van Berlage. This is the night to share, remember and of course celebrate together.
The M&A Community Team is proud that 1000 professionals from the business sector, private equity, investment banking, corporate finance, consultancy and the legal profession come together each year during the M&A Awards.
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Research methodology M&A Awards 2020
Final mailing list for M&A Awards research determinedTo determine the results a research is held among more than a 1.000 experts. Experts are among others CEOs, CFOs, M&A directors, Private Equity managers, General Counsel, investment bankers, lawyer and other M&A professionals. The research contains different categories, each with a long list of deals, professionals and firms. These longlists are based on the M&A League Tables (MenA.nl) and the organisation’s insight. The research offers the option “name other deal / professional / firm”.
Send out M&A Awards researchThe M&A Awards research is held among experts. In the research the following categories are not included because the scores in these categories are determined for 75% by panels of judges and for 25% by votes of visitors of MenA.nl: Best Deal Small-Cap, Best Young PE Manager, Best Young M&A Advisor and Best Young M&A Lawyer. Submit these questionnaires via MAawards.nl or MenA.nl.
Submission questionnaires Best DealThe questionnaires for the categories Best Deal and Best Deal Mid-Cap must be submitted via MAawards.nl of MenA.nl. Only forms received before Sunday 11 October 2020 24:00 hours are valid.
1. Research closedNominees and winners are calculated by combining the number of votes in the research from experts and the company's position in the M&A League Tables (MenA.nl). Each weighing 50%.
2. Submission questionnairesThe questionnaires for the categories Best Deal Small-Cap, Best Young M&A Advisor, Best Young Private Equity Manager and Best Young M&A Lawyer must be submitted via MAawards.nl. Only forms received before 2 November 2020 24:00 hours are valid.
Nominees announced and pitchesOn 19 November the nominees of the M&A Awards 2020 will be announced. In the categories Best Deal Small-Cap, Best Young PE Manager, Best Young M&A Advisor and Best Young M&A Lawyer nominees will be presenting themselves and/or their deal, which will be assessed by the jury.
Winners announced M&A Awards 2020Winners of the M&A Awards 2020, will be announced during the
M&A Awards Online on 10 December 2020, live from Beurs van Berlage
15.30 Welcome reception with Virtual networking
16.00 Opening by Wilfred Genee and live band Born
16.10 M&A Awards - First round
1. Best Deal
2. Best ECM Deal
3. Best Deal Mid-Market
4. Best Dutch M&A Law Boutique
5. Best M&A Law Firm
6. Best M&A Law Firm Under Dutch Law
7. Best M&A House
16.20 Special Guests: Dennis de Breij, Ewald Hamersveld & Edwin Herrie
16.30 M&A Awards - Second round
1. Best Acquisition Finance Provider
2. Best Venture & Growth Capital Provider
3. Best Hands-On Investment Firm
4. Best Family Office
5. Best Private Equity House Lower Mid-Market
6. Best Private Equity House Mid-Market
7. Best Private Equity House
16.40 Magician Steven Carlin
16.50 M&A Awards - Third round
1. Best M&A Advisor
2. Best M&A Advisor Mid-Market
3. Best Debt Advisor
4. Best Transaction Services Advisor
5. Best M&A Tax Advisor
6. Best M&A Lawyer Mid-Market
7. Best M&A Lawyer
17.00 Look back at the biggest deals in 2020 with our special guests (soon to be confirmed)
17.10 M&A Awards - Fourth round
1. Best Small Cap Deal
2. Best Young M&A Advisor
3. Best Young M&A Lawyer
4. Best Young PE Manager
17.15 Closing Born and Virtual networking
Regulations M&A Awards
This year the M&A Awards are more exclusive than ever before making winning an award even more desirable. All details can be found in the regulations for the M&A Awards.
Cast your votesLeading experts working within companies active in M&A, corporate finance and/or private equity as well as corporates involved in recent large deals participate in the M&A Awards survey. The selection of experts is based on the M&A League Tables and input from partners of the M&A Community. In case you like to participate in this years research contact Melanie Donkers.
If you have any questions or comments please contact Melanie Donkers.
+31 20 5788912
Download Regulations 2020
Download the regulations for the M&A Awards 2020.
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