On August 29, 2016, M&A Advisor announced that Madison Street Capital, a banking investment firm was a finalist for the 15th annual M&A Advisor Awards. The awards represent the top honors in the financial industry and are famed for celebrating the achievements of professionals and firms and recognize exceptional performance in deal making. Madison Street was nominated for two categories; International and Industrials Deal of the Year and Boutique Investment Bank of the Year. The former pointed out Madison’s efforts in facilitating Dowco’s acquisition of Acuna & Asociados. S.A. Karl D’Cunha, Madison Street’s senior managing director was behind the success of the deal.
Charles Botchway, Madison’s founder and chief executive officer, said that they were glad that they had been able to help their longstanding client Dowco with the acquisition of Acuna & Asociados S.A. He added that they were honored to be competing for the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year. He stated that Madison’s dealmakers were working hard so that they could connect their clients with growing businesses that would suit their specific needs. According to Karl, the Acuna & Asociados S.A deal involved many factors, and it was great they had been recognized for their role in it.
Madison Street is a Chicago-based international investment banking firm that is committed to leadership and service, integrity and excellence in offering merger and acquisition expertise, financial advisory services and valuation services to businesses which are privately held. Madison Street looks at the clients’ goals and objectives first before embarking on any venture. The firm mainly focuses on emerging markets and believes they are the reason for the increase in clients.
Their efforts at making a difference both locally and globally are the motivation for their support of charitable activities of organizations such as United Way. United Way focuses on identifying and working on pressing community issues. The organization collaborates with government agencies, businesses, financial institutions and the faith community. In 2008 the group started a ten-year program which was designed to help communities achieve financial stability and improve education. Madison Street has a team of professionals with vast experience, knowledge and valuable connections which have made them a top firm in the financial industry. The dedicated staffs have greatly improved Madison Street Capital reputation. The firm currently has offices in North America, Asia, and Africa.