Sullivan Wins Cross-Border Deal of the Year at the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Press Release
November 19, 2021

Boston, MA - Sullivan received the Cross-Border Deal of the Year ($50 to $100 million) Award, together with its clients Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc., and International Transportation Marine Office, LLC (ITMA) at the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on November 17, 2021. The award ceremony took place at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

The award was given for the sale of ITMA to MS Amlin Underwriting Limited, a UK company. Don Kaitz will retain his role as chairman of Arizona-headquartered ITMA, and the business will continue to be led by Eric Kaitz, Chief Executive Officer.

Earlier this year, Douglas Stransky and Michael Student, along with Merger & Acquisition Services Inc., advised ITMA and the Kaitzes.

Partner and head of Sullivan's International Tax Group, Douglas Stransky, commented, "We are thrilled to receive this honor and be together in-person with our clients and friends, Merger & Acquisition Services, Inc. and Don and Eric Kaitz, and proud to have collaborated with them on this sale." 

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