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January 10, 2017

BGL Recognized for Transaction Excellence and Investment Banking Leadership

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has been recognized by Global M&A Network, a diversified media, news and conference connecting company with two awards.  The first award is for its advisory role in the recapitalization of its client The Dermatology Group by The Riverside Company.  The transaction was recognized as the U.S.A Private Equity Deal of the Year for Small Mid Markets. The second award was given to BGL Founder Michael E. Gibbons for his investment banking leadership achievements.   Award winners were honored at the Americas M&A Atlas Awards Gala Ceremony held in New York City on December 6, 2016.

The transaction award recognizes BGL’s expertise in the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector.   Americas M&A Atlas Awards is part of the prestigious M&A Atlas Awards global brand, exclusively honoring best value-generating deals, top teams, outstanding firms and exceptional leaders from North and South America.

“We are delighted to honor the achievements of top players from the vibrant middle market transactional communities.  The winners represent vision, courage and practicality for executing transactions in an increasingly competitive market.  We wish them continued success,” said Shanta Kumari, CEO and global group editor, at Global M&A Network.

Michael Gibbons commented, “Great, one more trophy my kids will have to throw away when I die.”

“This is the third award for our healthcare practice by Global M&A Network in as many years.  We are proud to have our team’s accomplishments for our clients recognized, “ said John C. Riddle, managing director and head of BGL’s Healthcare and Life Sciences team.

About Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company is a leading independent investment bank serving the middle market. BGL specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory services, debt and equity placements, financial restructuring advice, and valuations and fairness opinions, with global industry teams in Business Services, Consumer, Environmental & Industrial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Industrials, and Real Estate. BGL has offices in Chicago and Cleveland and real estate offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Irvine, and San Antonio, in addition to Global M&A partner offices in more than 50 countries across 5 continents.  BGL is able to deliver to our clients unparalleled access to strategic relationships, investors, and opportunities globally. For more information, please visit