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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Shareholder Amy Moss announced as Winner of the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

December 2019


Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that its shareholder Amy Moss was named among The M&A Advisor’s 18th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners for her leadership in the acquisition of Garvin Industries, Inc. by Southwire Company. The matter was selected by the publication as the M&A Deal of the Year in the $25MM to $50MM category at an awards dinner held on November 19 in New York. A complete list of winners is available here.

“We are proud of Amy for her many contributions to our firm, including this successful result on behalf of her client, and are thankful to The M&A Advisor for the well-deserved recognition,” said Wayne Risoli, Managing Shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka. “The M&A Advisor compiled an impressive list of honorees for this year’s awards, and we are grateful to be included.”

Additionally, Moss was named as a finalist in the following categories:

  • Industrials Deal of the Year ($10MM to $50MM)
  • Corporate / Strategic Deal of the Year ($25MM to $50MM)

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. Chamberlain Hrdlicka was chosen from over 500 participating companies to receive the award. said Roger Aguinaldo, founder of The M&A Advisor. “Chamberlain Hrdlicka represents the best of the M&A industry in 2019 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

Moss counsels public and private companies in a broad spectrum of corporate transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, private placements and public offerings. Her clients include venture capitalists, private equity funds, entrepreneurs, startups and emerging technology companies. Moss has served as an advisor to clients in all types of M&A transactions, including mergers for cash and stock, forward and reverse triangular mergers, sales of assets, sales of stock, joint ventures, recapitalizations, roll-up transactions, exchange offers and restructuring transactions.  She earned her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and her law degree from the Vanderbilt School of Law.

Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Corporate, Securities & Finance practice focuses on general corporate representation, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private offerings and reseals, public company ongoing compliance and commercial lending. The firm serves a broad spectrum of public and private business entities and individuals involved in diverse and complex legal matters. Members devote a significant portion of their time to facilitating the structuring, financing and successful completion of the full range of acquisitions, divestitures, public offerings, private placements, joint ventures/strategic alliances, refinancing, international cross-border transactions and other transactions undertaken by clients. 

In addition to Chamberlain Hrdlicka, BCMS Corporate LLC acted as the exclusive Financial Advisor to Garvin Industries, Inc., with Senior Vice President, Andrew Wood, leading the deal on behalf of BCMS.  Bob Goldsmith, President and CEO of BCMS, commented: “The successful acquisition of Garvin Industries, Inc. by Southwire Company, LLC exemplifies key strengths that have solidified BCMS’s reputation as a leader in middle market sell-side transactions: a well-designed and professionally managed process and the unsurpassed expertise and dedication of our investment bankers. We are delighted to again earn industry recognition of our team’s accomplishments and remain committed to delivering superior service and an attractive outcome for all our clients.” BCMS has a proven track record of over 600 successful completed sale transactions for middle market companies in the last decade alone, across a broad range of transaction sizes and a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, business services, consumer products, healthcare, media, technology and natural resources.

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies, as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. The firm offers counsel in tax planning and tax controversy, corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, commercial and business litigation, real estate and construction law. www.chamberlainlaw.com