MelCap Partners was named a winner in the Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year category at The M&A Advisor’s 14th Annual Turnaround Awards. MelCap won the award for its involvement in the sale of Sawmill Creek Resort to Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.

“We are honored and humbled to be recognized again by The M&A Advisor for this prestigious award. The Sawmill Creek-Cedar Fair transaction presented a number of hurdles and challenges, but in the end, we were able to successfully sell the business to the most logical buyer for Sawmill Creek. I would like to thank all of the members of the deal teams for both sides of the deal for their hard work and effort to complete this transaction. It was clearly a team effort,” Al Melchiorre, president and founder of MelCap Partners, said. “The Sawmill Creek-Cedar Fair transaction was part of a record year for MelCap Partners in 2019. We are excited about 2020, and are hopeful for another positive year for our firm and our valued clients.”

MelCap Partners is an investment banking advisory firm specializing in providing financial advisory services to middle market companies. Services provided include merger, acquisition and divestiture advisory services, the private placement of senior debt, subordinated/mezzanine debt and equity capital, and general advisory services including business valuations, restructurings and feasibility assessments.