Columbia West Capital News
05.13.14 John Farr Earns National Recognition as an M&A Advisor

New York City (April  30, 2014)
 - Columbia West Capital is proud to announce John Farr has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as one of its national 40 Under 40 Award Winners in the "Dealmaker" category for 2014.  

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.  Mr. Farr has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of international nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.  

"In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries" said David Fergusson, President of The M&A Advisor. "It is our belief that this group of accomplished women and men will have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. And it is our great pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another."  

On Tuesday, June 24th, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan, in conjunction with the 2014 Emerging Leaders' Summit - an exclusive event pairing 40 Under 40 winners together with their mentors and other stalwarts, to introduce the 40 Under 40 Award Winners to the business community and celebrate their achievements.     

Mr. Farr represents middle market companies nationally in the areas of M&A and capital raising.  Over an 18-year career, his clients have spanned a wide range of industries, including the Health & Wellness, Consumer, Manufacturing/Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, and Business Services sectors.  


Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world's leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™, M&A DEALS, MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit to learn more.  

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Media Contact:
Liudmila Pisareva
Leadership Services Manager
The M&A Advisor
T. 718 997 7900            


CWC is an investment bank focused on providing premier financial and strategic services to middle market companies across a broad spectrum of industries.  Founded in 2003 and based in the Southwest, the firm provides top-tier, major-market investment banking experience and senior management expertise to successful, growing businesses and entrepreneurs throughout North America. Our service offering includes mergers and acquisitions advisory, capital raising, debt restructurings, fairness opinions and business valuations. Columbia West Capital is a registered FINRA (formerly NASD) Broker-Dealer.