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BuzzWord Acquired By BW ESG



Jan 2021



We are pleased to share the sale of our client, BuzzWord, Inc., to BW ESG LLC. The acquisition closed January 5, 2021.

Located in Kensington, Maryland, BuzzWord is a boutique consultancy firm providing environmental, social, and corporate governance (“ESG”) reports. It also provides sustainability and corporate responsibility strategy, disclosure reports, and communications services to major and mid-market publicly- and privately-owned firms. Buzzword’s current clients include several Fortune 100 and other large businesses and not-for-profit corporations.

BW ESG, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a platform that develops and acquires scalable solutions for leaders in the environmental, social and governance field.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director, M&A-Technology Practice Leader, David Fergusson, and his team led by Senior M&A Advisor, Jerry Cohen, with the support of Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corey Painter, successfully closed the deal. Senior Managing Director Thomas Hamm established the initial relationship with Buzzword.

“Leah Haygood, President of BuzzWord, was a pleasure to represent. Her intellectual acumen and high-emotional intelligence will serve BW ESG well as she continues to lead the charge in growing the company,” said Cohen.

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