JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS 2015 BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR
JD Ford & Company was selected as the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year by the M&A Advisor.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR 6 M&A ADVISOR AWARDS IN 2015
JD Ford & Company was selected as finalist in 6 categories for the 2015 M&A Advisor Awards: Professional Services Deal of the Year, Energy Deal of the Year, Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year, Investment Banker Deal Maker of the Year, Cross Border Deal of the Year, and Corporate and Strategic Acquisition Deal of the Year.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS TOP 200 INVESTMENT BANKS IN THE UNITED STATES
JD Ford & company was selected as one of the Top 200 Investment Banks in the United States by Equity Research Company.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS WINNER OF THE DEAL OF THE DECADE 2002-2011
“Deal of the Decade” awarded by the M&A Advisor, a leading middle market journal for M&A professionals, for the most notable deal closed in the lower middle market in the 10 years since the founding of the M&A Advisor Awards.  JD Ford & Company was selected as winner of this award for its role in arranging the acquisition of Lärabar by General Mills.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS WINNER OF THE CONSUMER & RETAIL PRODUCTS DEAL OF THE YEAR IN 2011
“Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year” awarded by the M&A Advisor, a leading middle market journal for M&A professionals, for outstanding deal making.  JD Ford & Company was selected as winner of this award for its role in facilitating the recapitalization of  Merrick Pet Care by Swander Pace Capital.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS WINNER OF THE LOWER MIDDLE MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR AND CONSUMER & RETAIL PRODUCTS DEAL OF THE YEAR 2010
“Consumer & Retail Products Deal of the Year” and “Lower Middle Market Deal of the Year” awarded by The M&A Advisor, a leading middle market journal for M&A professionals, for outstanding deal making. JD Ford & Company was selected as winner of these awards for its role in facilitating the acquisition of Sun Water Systems d/b/a Aquasana by Catterton Partners.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS FINALIST IN THREE M&A ADVISOR DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD CATEGORIES FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
JD Ford was selected as a finalist in both the Lower Middle Market Deal of the Year, Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year and Green/Environmental Deal of the Year categories for its role in facilitating the acquisition of Sun Water Systems d/b/a Aquasana by Catterton Partners.

JD FORD & COMPANY WINS AWARD FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEAL OF THE YEAR 2009
“2009 Information Technology Acquisition of the Year” awarded by the M&A Advisor, the leading trade journal for middle market merger and acquisition professionals. JD Ford was selected for its role in arranging the acquisition of Paragon Solutions Group by Forsythe Solutions Group.

JD FORD & COMPANY WINS AWARD FOR STRATEGIC/CORPORATE DEAL OF THE YEAR
“2008 Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year Winner” awarded by The M&A Advisor, the leading trade journal for middle market merger and acquisition professionals. JD Ford was selected for its lead role in arranging the acquisition of Humm Foods, Inc. d/b/a Lärabar by General Mills.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS FINALIST IN THREE 2008 DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD CATEGORIES 
JD Ford & Company was named a finalist in the Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year; Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year; and Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year categories, for its role in facilitating General Mills’ acquisition of Lärabar and Gitanjali Gems Limited’s acquisition of Rogers Jewelers.

JD FORD & COMPANY HONORED AS THE CONSUMER MANUFACTURING DEAL MAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD
“Consumer Manufacturing Industry Deal Maker of the Year 2004 Winner” awarded by The M&A Advisor’s, the leading trade journal for middle market merger and acquisition professionals. JD Ford was selected for its lead role in the formation of Thomas Industries, LLC and its acquisition of Superior Yarn Technologies, Mattel Carpet & Rug, and Burlington Carpets.

JD FORD & COMPANY SELECTED AS FINALIST CROSS BORDER DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD
“Cross Border Deal of the Year 2005 Finalist” The M&A Advisor’s, the leading trade journal for middle market merger and acquisition professionals. JD Ford was selected as a finalist for it role in arranging the acquisition of Elite Auto Glass/GlassPro by Belron International, the world’s largest auto glass replacement company. As a specialized retail and service business, Elite became the U.S. platform for Belron’s consolidation of the U.S. auto glass replacement industry.

WHO’S WHO IN BANKING AND FINANCE
Joe Durnford, Founder and CEO of JD Ford & Company, has been selected by the American Cities Business Journal as Who’s Who in Banking and Finance for each of the past ten years.