John Oden Named Finalist for D CEO’s M&A Awards

Plano, TX (March 30, 2021) – Whitley Penn proudly announced that John Oden, Transaction and Advisory Managing Director, has been named a finalist for the D CEO 2021 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards.

D CEO partners with ACG (Association for Corporate Growth)on this prestigious program which honors North Texas’ top business transactions and dealmakers. All finalists will be featured in the May issue of D CEO magazine and honored at a private awards ceremony in the coming months.

“We strive to achieve excellence in the service we provide for our clients and John has done an outstanding job as a leader in the transaction world.  We are proud of him for receiving this recognition among many other talented dealmakers and we celebrate his hard work and dedication to our Firm,” stated Daniel Boarder, Partner in Charge of Transaction Advisory Services at Whitley Penn.

Through Oden’s more than 15 years of merger and acquisition experience, he has spent a significant amount of time analyzing quality of earnings, working capital needs, and other financial information for investment transactions. He primarily works with private equity firms, family offices, and investment bankers to facilitate M&A transactions on both the buy-side and the sell-side.

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