Daily News: November 19, 2012

ROTH Wins, Named Finalist for 2012 Americas M&A Atlas Awards

ROTH Capital Partners received two awards at the 2012 annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards sponsored by Global M&A Network on October 24. ROTH was recognized as the Boutique M&A Investment Bank of the Year in North America and received the award for Middle-Market Technology & Telecom Deal of the Year for advising 1st Auto Transport Directory on its sale to DealerTrack Holdings.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Global M&A Network as Boutique M&A Investment Bank of the Year for our advisory work over the past twelve months,” said Joe Schimmelpfennig, managing director and head of Consumer and Internet Investment Banking at ROTH. “This year’s award is a testament to the depth and breadth of ROTH’s M&A advisory practice and the quality of services ROTH provides to its clients.”

ROTH was also a finalist for the Small-Mid-Market USA M&A Deal of the Year, as well as for the Entertainment & Media Deal of the Year, for its work advising for Manchester Lynch Integrated Media’s acquisition of San Diego Union Tribune from prior investor Platinum Equity. ROTH was also a finalist for Small-Mid-Market Private Equity Deal of the Year and for the Consumer Goods & Services Deal of the Year.

This year’s awards mark the third consecutive year ROTH has earned an Americas M&A Atlas Award.

Newport Beach, CA-based ROTH Capital Partners is an investment bank that serves emerging growth companies and their investors.

Global M&A Network is a privately held, diversified information, media, and educational forum-connecting company.