June 21, 2023

Zabel Recognized as Private Equity Firm of the Year by M&A Source

Charlotte, NC (June 21, 2023) – Zabel Companies announced today that it has received M&A Source’s award as Private Equity Firm of the Year.

The M&A Source is a trade organization focused on being the source of education, best practices, networking and deal sourcing for professionals engaged in business transactions with annual EBITDA ranging from $0.5 million to $10 million.  Its members include transaction advisors, related professionals and investors who are dedicated to the highest standards of client care.

“It is with great pleasure that we acknowledge the hard work and excellence of our largest awards group yet,” said Kylene Golubski, M&A Source Executive Director. “These individuals and firms represent some of the best professionals in the lower middle market and we congratulate them on their success.”

Zabel received the award at the Spring Conference and Deal Market in Orlando, FL in May 2023.  Investment banks, business brokers, private equity firms, and industry service providers were present to celebrate the year’s top performers in lower middle market M&A.

“We are incredibly humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award. It serves as a testament to the unwavering dedication and talent of our entire team, as well as the portfolio company teams who entrust us with their partnership,” said Rich Jones, Partner.  “We constantly strive to honor our commitment to deliver exceptional value to our portfolio companies. We will remain steadfast in our pursuit of strong partnerships, long-term growth, and creating sustainable success for all stakeholders involved.”


About The Zabel Companies

Based in Charlotte, NC, The Zabel Companies is an investment firm dedicated to partnering with management teams to patiently build privately held $2 million to $10 million EBITDA companies in the niche manufacturing, business services, and distribution sectors. Zabel brings a proven and flexible approach to investing in and growing high quality businesses. Whether through a buyout or recapitalization, Zabel’s strategy is to work closely with management teams to steadily grow businesses and build value for all parties involved. For more information, visit www.zabelcompanies.com.


About M&A Source

M&A Source® is the leading not for profit association for individuals and firms engaged in lower middle market business transactions. The association provides education, benefits, conferences, support programs and networking opportunities, and awards the Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary® (M&AMI®) designation to qualified advisors.  For more information, visit https://masource.org/.