InterOcean Announced as Finalist for the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

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InterOcean Advisors has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 M&A Deal of the Year in the category of Industrial Goods and Basic Resources (transactions between $10 million and $100 million) for its role in advising Maryland Materials, Inc. in its merger with entities controlled by Bluegrass Materials LLC earlier this year. To learn more about this transaction, please click here.

“It is always an honor to be recognized for providing exceptional service to a client,” commented Nick Newlin, Managing Director at InterOcean. “We are pleased that we, along with the company’s management and the legal team at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, were able to achieve such a successful transaction for the shareholders.”

Winners in all categories will be selected by an independent panel of judges and announced at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 17th at the New York Athletic Club.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals,” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 13 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2015 award finalists have made.”

About InterOcean
InterOcean Advisors LLC is a Chicago-based investment bank that provides mergers and acquisitions and capital raising advisory services to manufacturing and business services companies. For more information, please visit

About The M&A Advisor
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past seventeen years, through its research, reporting, publishing, symposiums and awards the firm has established the world’s premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing professionals. To learn more visit