GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), one of Michigan's top-ranked public relations agencies and the state's largest investor relations and public affairs firm, today announced that it has been named a finalist for M&A Advisor's Marketing/PR Firm of the Year.
"We are honored to be a finalist for the Marketing/PR Firm of the Year and are always appreciative of the recognition for our team members who work tirelessly on deals," said Jeff Lambert, president and managing partner of Lambert, Edwards & Associates. "Thanks to our private equity clients and partners, we play an important role in the facilitation and communications of M&A activity across the country. We look forward to continuing these efforts for clients and increasing awareness for the private equity industry as a whole for years to come."
LE&A has worked on more than 25 deals in 2015 alone, and is the marketing/PR firm for two of the eight PE Firm of the Year finalists – Huron Capital Partners and Blackford Capital – in the M&A Advisor Awards.
The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the New York Athletic Club.
"Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions, and each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry's professionals," said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. "While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 13 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2015 award finalists have made."
For more information, and for a detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 14th Annual M&A Advisor awards, please visit www.maadvisor.com.
About Lambert, Edwards & Associates
LE&A (www.lambert-edwards.com) is a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-15 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan's largest PR firm – with offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit – LE&A serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries and is the state's largest bipartisan public affairs firm. LE&A has posted 16 years of growth, been named PR Week and PRNews Small Firm of the Year, honored as an Edward Lowe "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch," and earned Crain's "Michigan's Healthiest Employers" and "Coolest Places to Work" awards. LE&A is also a global partner in PROI Worldwide, the largest partnership of independent PR firms in the world spanning 120 cities on five continents. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter @LambertEdwards.
About The M&A Advisor
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past seventeen years, through our research, reporting, publishing, symposiums and awards we have established the world's premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing professionals. To learn more visit www.maadvisor.com.
SOURCE Lambert, Edwards & Associates