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The M&A Advisor Announces George K. Baum Capital Advisors, Inc. as Winner of a "Deal of the Year" Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George K. Baum Capital Advisors, Inc., (www.gkbcapitaladvisors.com) a boutique investment bank focused on the middle market, was named a winner for "Deal of the Year" at the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards for a sector category of up to $200 million.  The winners were announced at the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City.

"Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. George K. Baum Capital Advisors was chosen from over 400 finalists to receive the "Deal of the Year" award.  It gives us great pleasure to recognize George K. Baum Capital Advisors, and bestow our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals," said David Ferguson, President, The M&A Advisor.

Jonathan Baum, Director of Investment Banking at George K. Baum Capital Advisors, Inc., was on hand to accept the award. "We are honored to receive this award and to be recognized as a leading dealmaker in the middle market," said Jonathan.

About George K. Baum Capital Advisors, Inc.

George K. Baum Capital Advisors, Inc. is an investment banking boutique that offers sophisticated, value-maximizing advice to business owners in the middle market on mergers and acquisitions, private capital placements, and other corporate finance matters. We understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with middle-market businesses. Our senior professionals advise on the day-to-day details of every transaction and take the time to truly understand the objectives of each client.

About The M&A Advisor

The M&A Advisor Awards Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry's leading M&A Dealmakers and honors the deal teams, firms and professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions.  An independent judging committee of 23 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate award recipients.

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities.  Over the past 15 years, through their research, reporting, publishing, symposiums and awards, they have established the world's premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing professionals.  To learn more, visit www.maadvisors.com

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