Alexandre Gama’s Neogama A Brazilian Powerhouse

Alexandre Gama is a long-time advertising copywriter and creative director from Brazil and the founder of the agency, Neogama. Founded in 1999, Neogama has won numerous awards and accolades in the advertising world. In fact, within the first year of operation, Neogama became the first Brazilian agency to win a Golden Lion at Cannes in its first year of operation. The feat has been repeated many times over and, as of 2016, the company has won 26 Golden Lions.

In 2002, the company was awarded a Cabore award as Agency of the Year by the newspaper, Meio e Mensagem. Just one year later, Neogama won two Golden Lions in two main categories at Cannes, a feat that had never been done by a Brazilian firm. Currently, Gama is focusing Neogama on the Brazilian advertising market after years of exploring the worldwide market. Under Gama’s guidance, Neogama will continue to be a powerhouse.

Madison Capital Wins Advisor Of The Year

On November 13, M&A Advisor declared the champions of its 16th Annual Advisor Awards during the 2017 Advisor Awards Gala at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. Debt Financing Agreement of the Year award went to Madison Street Capital for its advising in a recent deal for WLR Automotive.


We’ve been acknowledging leading M&A deals, businesses, and dealmakers since 2002. We chose Madison Street Capital from over 600 participating businesses to win the prize. It gives great joy to acknowledge Madison Street Capital and present to them the highest recognition for M&A organizations and professionals,” stated David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of M&A Advisor. “Madison Street Capital exemplifies the greatest in the M&A business in 2017 and won this recognition for standing out in a variety of highly qualified contestants.”


“Madison Capital is honored to receive the M&A Award this year under the debt funding category,” stated Charles Botchway, CEO of Madison Street Capital. “I wish to congratulate WLR and our leader in the deal, Managing Director Barry Peterson.”


Madison Street Capital was also a Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year candidate as well as candidate for Financials Deal (under 250MM) of the Year. Madison Street Capital’s team has superior knowledge, expertise, and far-reaching connections; which makes it one of the best middle market financing banking firms in the world. A principal provider of corporate banking and acquisitions, M&A advisory, and mergers, Madison Street Capital’s specialists have the capability to design the proper funding and capital structure to accommodate individual clients’ specific circumstances. With its headquarters in Chicago, Madison Street Capital has offices in North America, Asia, and Africa. The investment firm draws on decades of combined expertise to give a variety of commercial services which include financial consulting services, advising hedge funds, investment banking advisory, restructuring consultation, corporate valuation, and M&A services for hedge funds, buy and sell side assistance for private equity, and financial reporting valuation.


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