Raymond James Investment Banking Takes Honor

Named "Investment Services Provider of the Year-USA"

Raymond James (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Acquisition International magazine has named the Raymond James Investment Banking practice "Investment Services Provider of the Year-USA." The award is a "Client Choice Award" and is a part of the corporate finance news publication's annual M&A Awards.

The M&A Awards are merit based and celebrate the achievements and work of all associates involved in completing deals. Award recipients are selected using the publication's research data, online voting from members of the financial services industry and supporting documentation from the nominee. Award recipients are nominated by clients or industry peers.

"Our professionals are what distinguish us from our competitors," said Jim Bunn, co-head of Investment Banking at Raymond James. "Being selected by our clients to receive this award reaffirms the value that our collective expertise, experience and commitment to service brings to those relationships."

St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Raymond James is one of the leading equity offering and advisory practices in investment banking today. Since 2009, it has participated in raising $500 billion in capital for its corporate clients, including conveniezdfs  nce store chains. During this same time, it has completed more than 300 merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory assignments, including more than140 M&A buy-side or sell-side advisory assignments with total transaction values totaling more than $14 billion in value.