CMG Wins 2023 Private Equity Deal of the Year Award

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January 8, 2024

November 1, 2023

Carter Morse & Goodrich ("CMG") is proud to announce that it was named winner of the “Private Equity Deal of the Year (Between $50MM - $75MM)” at the 22nd Annual M&A Advisor Awards, for the recapitalization of GEM Manufacturing, a multi-generational family owned manufacturer of high-precision deep draw metal components headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, with CORE Industrial Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago investing exclusively in manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial service companies.

Ramsey Goodrich, Managing Partner of CMG & Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor

“We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award again this year.  We are thrilled to have worked with the Caufield and Gemino families to achieve this great outcome with a strong partner for the next phase of growth of the company.” said Ramsey Goodrich, Managing Partner at CMG.  We are excited to share this recognition with the collaborative team of advisors, including Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP (legal counsel), UHY (quality of earnings and financial advisory) and Powell, Dibble & Rossi, CPA's (tax and accounting advisory).  

“The award recipients represent the best in the mergers and acquisitions industry this past year and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “Ranging from large multi-billion dollar deals to lower middle market deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms, and individuals that represent the highest levels of accomplishment.”

About The M&A Advisor

Now in its 25th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry’s leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world’s premier leadership organization for mergers & acquisition, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, delivering a range of integrated services from offices in New York and London.  For more information, visit

About Carter Morse & Goodrich

Located in Southport, Connecticut, Carter Morse & Goodrich is a boutique M&A advisory firm that specializes in representing founder-led and family-held businesses valued between $25 million and $250 million. While CMG provides a full range of investment banking services, our primary focus is representing owners who are pursuing their once-in-a-lifetime M&A transactions. CMG specializes in advising leading companies in niche markets to plan, prepare, execute, and close successful transactions that maximize shareholder value. CMG fully understands and appreciates the unique dynamics of closely-held businesses and the importance of owner legacies. For 35 years, the combination of our hands-on approach, senior banker attention, strategic guidance, seamless transaction execution and extensive network of domestic and international resources has enabled us to become a trusted advisor to hundreds of business owners.

CMG's Broker/Dealer affiliate, Carter Capital Corporation, is a FINRA member firm registered with the SEC and SIPC.

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