HARTFORD, CT, August 17, 2023: Pullman & Comley has won a prestigious International M&A Award for its role in Enjet Aero’s acquisition of Newington-based Integral Industries, Inc. The award, which is presented byThe M&A Advisor, is in the Industrials Deal of the Year (under $100M) category. Andrew C. Glassman, cochair of the Business Organizations and Finance practice, was the lead attorney. Farmington-based accounting firm UHY and M&A investment bank Generational Group were also named as winners for their contributions to the deal.
Pullman & Comley will be honored at the 14th annual International M&A Awards, a black-tie gala that is part of the 2023 Leadership in Dealmaking Summit, on Sept. 19-20 at the New York Athletic Club. Enjet Aero, a Kansas City-based engine component manufacturer, completed the acquisition in June 2022. Integral Industries manufactures components and assemblies for commercial and military aircraft engines.
“I’m thrilled that Andy and his team have received this well-deserved honor,” says Lee D. Hoffman, chair of Pullman & Comley. “He understands that every deal he’s a part of is a monumental moment for not only the owners of the business, but for their employees as well. Andy handles his M&A work with painstaking attention to detail and respect for everyone involved. Awards and recognition have never been a motivation for him, which is part of the reason why they keep piling up.”
This honor is just the latest for Glassman in his distinguished career at Pullman & Comley. He was recognized in this year’s Chambers USA, a leading business guide to the legal profession, in the Corporate/M&A category. Glassman was also named Hartford “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America in the area of mergers and acquisitions law in 2022 and 2023, after being listed every year since 2013. And the Connecticut Cannabis Chamber of Commerce named Glassman, who is also chair of Pullman’s Cannabis, CBD and Hemp practice, the 2022 Attorney of the Year.
International M&A Award winners were chosen by an independent judging panel of industry experts who evaluated nominations representing more than 250 individual companies worldwide. The two-day event will feature the industry’s leading professionals participating in interactive forums, sessions, roundtable discussions and one-on-one meetings.
“International M&A Awards celebrate the power of global collaboration and the pursuit of valuable opportunities,” says Roger Aguinaldo, founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “In a world shaped by geopolitics and fueled by technological innovation, these awards honor the remarkable achievements of experts who transcend borders to unlock exceptional value.”
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 & acquisitions, restructuring and corporate finance professionals. www.maadvisor.com.
About Pullman & Comley
Pullman & Comley is one of Connecticut’s largest law firms and, for more than 100 years, has provided a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. Pullman & Comley’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property tax and valuation; real estate, energy, environmental and land use; and trusts and estates. The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury and Westport, Connecticut; White Plains, New York; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Wakefield, Rhode Island. The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms. For more information, please visit www.pullcom.com.
Andrew C. Glassman
Lee D. Hoffman
Business and Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions