The Restructuring Group of Capstone Partners Wins Award; Announces Transaction Closings

February 26, 2014

Boston, MA – Capstone Partners LLC, a leading international investment banking firm, announced that its Corporate Restructuring Services practice, CRS Capstone, has won the Out-of-Court Restructuring Deal of the Year (Under $1 Billion) Award.  The award, bestowed by The M&A Advisor, recognizes CRS Capstone’s work in the out-of-court restructuring of Russound FMP, Inc.  CRS Capstone was chosen from over 500 participating nominees by an independent jury of industry experts and will be honored at the 8th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards Gala on March 11th.

“The award winners represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2013 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates,” said David Fergusson, President of the M&A Advisor. “From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we have recognized the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance.”

In addition to the award, CRS Capstone recently completed two specialty M&A transactions.  CRS Capstone advised Gamma Medica, a developer of advanced digital imaging technologies, in its sale to a private equity firm.  The sale was completed under a 363 bankruptcy process and will enable Gamma Medica to expand commercialization of its LumaGEM(R) Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) system and its companion product the LumaGUIDE(R) MBI-guided biopsy module.  In a separate recently completed transaction, CRS Capstone advised Rampage, a developer of prepress software, in the sale of its assets to FUJIFILM North America Corp.

“CRS Capstone is proud to be honored among this year’s group of top turnaround transactions,” commented Brian Davies, CRS Capstone’s Practice Head, adding, “Our turnaround & restructuring team, along with our specialty M&A practice, stands ready to help clients resolve their challenging business situations. We take great pride in applying our expertise in crisis management and helping our clients achieve the best possible outcome.”

Capstone’s Corporate Restructuring Services practice offers performance improvement, turnaround & interim management, and a host of related advisory services, assisting companies and their stakeholders through difficult operating and financial environments.

Capstone Partners LLC is a premier investment banking firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors.  The firm provides corporate sale & divestiture, merger & acquisition, private placement, corporate restructuring, valuation and financial advisory services.  Capstone maintains various industry specialties including Business Services, Consumer Products, Education & Training, Government Services, Health & Medical, Manufacturing & Industrial and Technology & Telecom.   The firm also has a merchant banking capability to actively co-invest in transactions.  Headquartered in Boston, Capstone has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Diego and Silicon Valley. 

Contact:
Brian L. Davies, Jr.
Practice Head - Corporate Restructuring Services
617-619-3328
bdavies@capstonellc.com