CSG Named ESOP Firm of the Year

By CSG Staff

CSG Partners took home top honors at the 2020 USA M&A Altas Awards. The gala, held March 5 in Washington DC, highlighted top firms and transactions across the across the M&A industry, including employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) deals and specialists.

This marks the third consecutive year CSG has won the ESOP Investment Bank of the Year distinction. The M&A Atlas Awards recognized CSG for its extensive, consistent record of successful ESOP sales and related transactions, on behalf of clients representing a wide range of industries.

In addition, Managing Directors Richard Harmon and George Thacker were awarded the ESOP Deal of the Year ($100MM+) for their work with leading direct-to-consumer marketing firm. The transaction, which benefited both a multi-party ownership group and over 500 employees, was likely the largest completed ESOP sale in 2019.