Over ten years
ago, Avington identified client needs for industry specific, independent,
conflict-free investment banking services. In the fall of 2005, Avington was
established to address this need.
combination of direct industry operating experience coupled with extensive
international investment banking advisory experience, Avington focuses on the
- Hospitality and Leisure
- Food & Beverage
- Branded Consumer Products & Services
- Real Estate
Avington has quickly established itself
as a leading international boutique investment bank. It has a commanding
presence in hospitality mergers and acquisitions.
In 2006, its first full year of
operations, Avington was ranked #2 in Bloomberg’s Global Hospitality M&A
league table by dollar value (US$) and, in 2007, Avington was ranked #7 in
Bloomberg’s Global Hospitality REIT M&A league table by dollar value (US$).
Post the 2008 global financial crisis, notwithstanding the marked downturn in
M&A transactions in the hospitality industry, Avington has remained active,
advising on a total of US$3.0 billion of closed transactions since January