PCB Partners, global M&A advisory firm with a focus on serving digital and consulting businesses, has been named as a finalist for Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year for the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards by The M&A Advisor.

PCB Partners CEO Ben Doltis said: “After a terrific year of growth for our global business and the delivery of exceptional client outcomes, we’re proud to be recognized as an award finalist by the M&A Advisor.” PCB Partners Global Operations Leader Ramone Param added “The PCB team works at the highest levels within the digital and consulting sectors, with real experience of building and selling their own companies and a deep understanding of how to build value in this market effectively. This recognition reflects our global team’s commitment to industry-leading results for our clients through a year marked by significant uncertainty and accelerating transformation.”

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to publish insights and intelligence on M&A, serving the world’s leading investment banking, financing and restructuring professionals. The M&A Advisor has been honouring excellence in deal making and bestowing recognition on top professionals and firms for two decades.

Roger Aguinaldo, Founder of The M&A Advisor said: “Given the backdrop of uncertainty, and the tremendous activity over the past year, these award finalists represent the finest deals and professionals within the M&A industry …. This period continues to be ripe with challenges, but also abundant with M&A activity. These professionals were able to navigate through a global pandemic, a distracting Presidential election and administration turnover, and a volatile economic turmoil, all the while executing transactions representing several hundred billions of dollars of enterprise value.”


About PCB Partners (www.pcbpartners.co.uk)

PCB Partners provides buy-side and sell-side services, with a focus on disruptive technologies, digital transformation, management consulting and creative marketing services businesses. Ben Doltis founded PCB Partners with one-time LDC Managing Director, Tim Farazmand in 2018. The leadership have built a world class team of some 20 people, from diverse backgrounds. In order to achieve their objectives, it was important for PCB to hire outside of traditional M&A staff and attract entrepreneurs who had first-hand experience of buying and selling their own companies.  These have included Tim Breene (ex-Founder Accenture Interactive) and Ramone Param (ex-PwC and Equiteq North America) in North America; Brett Newland (ex-Accenture Security COO), Peter Jacobs (former PwC senior partner), Adriana Roman-Holly (ex-Ciesco and Pall Mall Capital), Mark Casement (PwC), and advisor Andrew Bloch (Founder of Frank PR) in the UK;  Animesh Parihar (ex-Head of Global Delivery at Finastra) in India, Sunnie De Grow (PwC Corporate Development) in Shanghai, Matthew Melhuish (Founder of BMF and former Enero CEO) in Australia and advisor Erez Benovich in Israel. The firm have also invested in a dedicated research team with strong relationships with academia and industry associations. In a short space of time PCB Partners has created a new kind of M&A Advisory Firm recognized by major corporates and private equity investors in the technology and consulting space.

Ramone Param Managing Director North America