Leonis Wins M&A Advisor’s 2020 Deal of Year with Burton and Koven Receiving Accolades

New York, NY –  The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 19th Annual M&A Advisor Awards and 12th Annual International M&A Awards on Wednesday, December 7th.  Leonis was proud to be named the winner of the Lower Middle Market Deal of the Year and Middle Market PE Deal of the Year.   In addition a number of Leonis team members received accolades for their work in M&A.  Leonis Managing Director Rob Burton was named an Emerging Leader in M&A and Leonis Managing Director Robert Koven was named Investment Banker of the Year for 2020 by The M&A Advisor.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. Leonis Partners was chosen from over 600 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Leonis Partners and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder, The M&A Advisor. “Leonis Partners represents the best of the M&A industry in 2020 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

Leonis continues to focus on advising the leading, growing Technology and Technology services companies on their M&A and financing needs. The firm’s deep domain expertise and narrow sector focus has enabled Leonis to advise on some of the most pivotal middle-market M&A and financing transactions.  Leonis Partners is proud to be considered among the leading firms in Technology M&A and will remain focused on advising the most transformative transactions in Technology.


The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past twenty years we have established the premier global network of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals. Today, we have the privilege of presenting, recognizing the achievements of, and facilitating connections between the industry’s top performers throughout the world with a comprehensive range of services.


Leonis Partners serves as a full-service advisor to entrepreneurs and their businesses. Calling on decades of experience from some of the largest leading global financial institutions, Leonis crafts highly calibrated solutions to achieve our clients’ needs as it pertains to M&A, Capital Raising, Fairness & Valuation Opinions, and other Special Situations. Our experience and track-record in each of these core areas continues to provide our clients with superior results. The firm is headquartered in New York. For more information on Leonis Partners, visit www.leonispartners.com.