Duly Noted

Blackford Capital named a finalist for M & A Awards

Blackford Capital has been named a finalist for three 2023 M&A Advisor Awards.

In addition to Private Equity Firm of the Year, the company’s sale of Quality Aluminum Products to Gibraltar Industries was named a finalist in the Industrial Deal of the Year ($50MM - $100MM) category, and Managing Director Jeff Johnson was named a Private Equity Professional of the Year finalist. 

In addition to M&A Advisor, Blackford has also been recognized by ACG Detroit with the 2023 M&A Dealmaker of the Year Award and was awarded the 2023 Small Markets Deal of the Year by both Buyouts Magazine and Global M&A Network Atlas Awards.

Winners of the M&A Advisor awards will be announced during the 2023 Future of Dealmaking Summit in New York City in November.


Carl Levin Award now accepting nominations

The Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy is seeking nominations for the Carl Levin Award for Effective Oversight 2023 to be given to one or more legislators at the national, state, or local level who have demonstrated an extraordinary effort to conduct fact-based, bipartisan oversight.

To nominate an individual, visit https://levin-center.org/levin-center-at-work/awards/carl-levin-effective-oversight-award.

ABA?book wins publication award

Published by the American Bar Association, “Her Honor: Stories of Challenge and Triumph from Women Judges,” a collection of personal stories by and about some of the most revered and influential women judges in the United States, is the winner of the 2023 Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications.

 “Her Honor: Stories of Challenge and Triumph from Women Judges” is available as a softcover for $24.95. 

To order online, visit www.americanbar.org/products/inv/book/427582689.

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