NEW YORK, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 9th Annual International M&A Awards in the categories of M&A Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year, Private Equity Deal of the Year, Cross Border Deal of the Year, Restructuring of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Regional Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, and M&A Product/Service of the Year.
The Finalists have been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation, and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Monday, June 12th.
"For the third year in a row, the increase of cross border M&A eclipsed the growth of domestic M&A during 2016," said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. "The 9th Annual International M&A Awards celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry's leading corporate finance professionals whose contribution to the global M&A market benefits businesses and consumers across the world."
This year's Finalists represent many of the industry's leading firms, including: Microsoft; L Catterton; Raymond James; Ernst & Young; BP; Lazard Middle Market; Madison Street Capital; Deloitte; Evercore Partners; KPMG Corporate Finance; and many more. The finalists feature many of the year's leading transactions including: Restructuring of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation; Sale of Nova Technologies by Cerberus Capital Management; Acquisition of Marketwired by Nasdaq; Acquisition of New Holland Apparel and ArtFX by Apollo Global Management in connection with Apollo's strategic partnership with Nike; Restructuring of Molycorp; Acquisition of GE Appliances by Qingdao-Haier; Sale of Fitness First Australia by Oaktree Capital Management; Sale of Lazada to Alibaba; and many more.
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For a list of the 9th Annual International M&A Awards participating companies CLICK HERE.
The category winners will be announced and the awards will be presented at the 9th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala held in conjunction with the 2017 International Financial Forum - the world's premier international M&A and Capital Markets event. Led by faculty of over 40 leading stalwarts engaging with a delegate audience of over 400 influential international dealmakers, academics, media and policy influencers from over 25 countries, in an interactive dialogue, along three key tracks: Globalization and Transnational Dealmaking; Disruption, Stress and Distressed Investing; and Maximizing Value In The Technological Revolution.
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