Benjamin Hantz and
Gregory Hawver are winners of The M&A Advisor’s 13th Annual Emerging Leaders
Awards, which recognize and celebrate the achievements of young
professionals in mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds and financings.
Hantz, a partner in Pittsburgh, handles private equity-backed transactions
and other corporate transactions. He represents private equity funds,
independent sponsors, family offices and institutional co-investors, public
and privately held companies, and executives. He also has served as a panel
moderator at McGuireWoods’ international
Independent Sponsor Conference.
“I am honored to be recognized as an Emerging Leader for the work I have
done on behalf of my clients and I am grateful to my McGuireWoods
colleagues for their support,” Hantz said.
Hawver, a partner in Chicago, represents private equity firms, Fortune 500
companies, family offices and independent sponsors in M&A transactions
across industries. He co-hosts the firm’s
Deal-by-Deal podcast and is a co-author of the leading
market study for independent sponsor-led transactions. Hawver leads transactions across
industries, most notably healthcare.
“I am delighted to receive this recognition and to be part of a private
equity team leading the way in delivering innovative solutions to our
clients,” Hawver said.
“Ben and Greg work diligently to make sure clients achieve their business
goals and receive the best service,” said Tom Zahn,
chair of the firm’s Corporate & Private Equity Department. “We are
fortunate to have attorneys of their character and experience working with
The M&A Advisor
will recognize winners at the 2022 Leadership in Dealmaking Summit on Sept.
21 and the 2022 Future of Dealmaking Summit on Nov. 16 in New York City.