Americas Top 50 Rising Dealmakers │ Recognition Ceremony + Editorial Recognizing brilliant and exceptional young dealmakers from the private equity, M&A and restructuring transactional communities for their notable achievements, dedication, and talents for closing value creating transactions. The program is part of the Top 50 Dealmakers global series, and the list is also published on-line. Value – the Why: “Once in a life-time” recognition, validates the unique achievements of the individual dealmaker and, also is an acknowledgement of the firm-wide team expertise and capabilities. Selection – the Who: Highly competitive, professional must be 40 years or younger in age; must be with the respective firm for at least 2 years, have 7 years of industry experience, and executed transactions in 2018. We have identifiable metrics for making the final decision per personal attributes and execution track record. Generally, only one professional per firm is considered. Recognition Ceremony – the When: Top 50 Rising Dealmakers are officially announced and recognized at the “Star Trophy” presentation ceremony held during the Americas Growth Forum on October 18, 2018, New York. Dealmakers must register and attend the ceremony to accept their treasured trophy accolade. Publishing: Separately, the list is published on-line as part of Global M&A Network digital media offerings. Dealmakers recognized at the Forum ceremony acquire gold star status on their on-line listing.