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JD Merit Is All About Getting Our Clients The Big Win They Deserve.

Whether we are maximizing liquidity or negotiating M&A, for more than twenty years the dealmakers at JD Merit have set the bar for professional excellence and integrity. Our team of seasoned investment bankers and skilled professionals deliver an entrepreneurial spirit and finely honed set of instincts which ensure our clients’ success at the negotiating table. 

At JD Merit we won’t put the deal down until it’s done. Personal service with a global reach driven by tenacity, experience, and talent. 

With JD Merit, your future is our focus.

Awards

WINNER — M&A ADVISOR’S EMERGING LEADER AWARDED TO NICK DEVANEY — 2019
FINALIST — 6 M&A ADVISOR AWARDS — 2015
FINALIST – M&A ADVISOR DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD IN THREE CATEGORIES FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR — 2011
WINNER — DEAL OF THE DECADE BY M&A ADVISOR — 2002-2011
WINNER — INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEAL OF THE YEAR – 2018
FINALIST — INDUSTRIALS DEAL OF THE YEAR – 2018
FINALIST — CORPORATE STRATEGIC DEAL OF THE YEAR – 2019
FINALIST FOR BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM OF THE YEAR — 2018
WINNER — CONSUMER & RETAIL PRODUCTS DEAL OF THE YEAR IN 2011
WINNER — STRATEGIC/CORPORATE DEAL OF THE YEAR — 2008
WINNER – CONSUMER MANUFACTURING DEAL MAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD
WHO’S WHO IN BANKING AND FINANCE RECIPIENT – CEO JOE DURNFORD — 10 CONSECUTIVE YEARS
WINNER — BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR – 2015
WINNER — LOWER MIDDLE MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR AND CONSUMER & RETAIL PRODUCTS DEAL OF THE YEAR 2010
WINNER – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEAL OF THE YEAR 2009
FINALIST — THREE DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD CATEGORIES — 2008
FINALIST — CROSS BORDER DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD — 2005  

WINNER – AI INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM OF THE YEAR – 2018
WINNER – AI INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM OF THE YEAR 2017

TOP 200 INVESTMENT BANKS IN THE UNITED STATES PER EQUITY RESEARCH COMPANY  

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