Lafayette’s BlackRose Advisors Nominated for Deal Maker of the Year


Winner Announced at Twelfth Annual Association for Corporate Growth Louisiana Awards

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Louisiana Awards announced that BlackRose Advisors has been nominated for its twelfth annual Deal Maker of the Year. ACG Louisiana is the premiere middle-market mergers and acquisitions association in Louisiana.

BlackRose Advisors was nominated by ACG Louisiana Board Member LongueVue Capital (LVC). Founded in 2001, LVC is focused on the lower middle market. LVC is headquartered in New Orleans and maintains offices in Salt Lake City and New York.

This award is presented to the Louisiana business professional that was instrumental in successfully completing a merger, acquisition, divestiture or capital raise in 2018. This individual can be a corporate executive (CFO, CEO, President, business development professional, etc.), a lawyer, accountant, lender, private equity provider, venture capitalist, investment banker or other business, governmental or organizational representative.

BlackRose Advisors Founding Partner Ken Miller shared, “Like my former thoroughbred race horse trainer, Eddie Johnston, once told me about my dynamic filly, Dream of Honor, ‘She can’t win a Stakes Race if she is not in it!’ We are honored and excited to be nominated.” BlackRose Advisors closed five deals in 2018, making it the company’s most profitable year since its creation in 2011.

The Twelfth Annual ACG Louisiana Awards recognizes growth companies, business professionals and noteworthy transactions from across Louisiana. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans. There will be a 6:00 PM reception followed by a seated dinner. It is a ticketed event.

With over 130 deal-making members and 20 plus events per year, ACG Louisiana is the ultimate resource for professional in mergers and acquisitions. Members of ACG have access to a variety of tools to enhance their professional development, knowledge base and networking. ACG members receive a wealth of information and resources at both the global and local levels.