GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) has been recognized as one of the nation's leading investor relations firms, earning 2013 Financial Agency of the Year in the Bulldog Stars of PR Awards. The nationally renowned awards, judged by journalists and hosted by leading industry trade journal Bulldog Reporter, recognize outstanding achievement by communications agencies and professionals.
LE&A received the top honor as Financial Agency of the Year for its series of highly successful investor relations and financial communications campaigns. These programs encompassed public company work across a variety of industries and market capitalizations, and included transaction communications for multiple billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions, as well as the formation of one of the nation's first equity crowdfunding platforms, RelayFund.com. LE&A also directed communications for multiple IPOs, equity offerings and private equity funds along with their portfolio companies.
"The experience of our team members combines deep financial communications background, hands-on experience, as well as corporate, investment banking and sell-side analyst experience," said Jeff Lambert, president and managing partner of Lambert, Edwards & Associates. "This unusual hybrid of professional expertise, coupled with our strength in PR and corporate communications, makes us a dual threat, and we're honored to be recognized for it. Most importantly, we share this recognition with our clients, who give us the opportunity to be part of their team and impact their business."
Winners were chosen exclusively by members of the media from hundreds of entries representing the very best strategic and tactical prowess in public relations, corporate communications and investor relations. Campaigns were judged on the basis of their ability to achieve extraordinary visibility, influence opinion and achieve a business outcome, as well as on industry leadership, creativity and tenacity.
About Lambert, Edwards & Associates
LE&A (www.lambert-edwards.com) is a top-15 investor relations firm nationally and a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm with clients based in 20 states and five countries. Named the 2010 PRWeek and PRNews Small Firm of the Year, LE&A has won numerous awards, including Bulldog Reporter's "Best Integration of PR and IR" award in 2011 and the Silver Anvil for Small-Cap IR Campaign of the Year, reflecting its integrated approach on both the PR and IR fronts. LE&A serves middle-market companies and national brands in five primary practice areas: Automotive, Consumer, Financial Communications, Health Care and Public Affairs. Follow us on Twitter: @LambertEdwards.
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