PALM BEACH, Fla., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2013 M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards at the 7th Annual Awards Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The Colony Hotel on Wednesday, March 6th. The event was hosted by Bloomberg TV National Correspondent Carol Massar.
"The award winners represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2012 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we have recognized the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance."
The 7th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala honored the leading deal-teams, firms and deal-makers whose activities set the standard for turnaround, reorganization and restructuring transactions. This year, 120 nominees, representing over 300 companies, were finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 12 M&A, Restructuring and Finance industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala.
In addition to the 2013 award winners, the ceremony honored William Repko, Senior Advisor and Co-Founder of Restructuring and Debt Advisory Group, Evercore Partners as the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Corinne Ball, Partner and Co-Head of the New York Office's Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice, Jones Day received the 2013 Leadership Award.
"These two individuals have and continue to set the bar for restructuring and distressed investing professionals worldwide," stated David Fergusson, Senior Managing Director for The M&A Advisor. "We are honored to present William Repko with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award and Corinne Ball with the 2013 Leadership Award for their contributions to the industry and inspiration to us all."
The gala is the premier celebration of the year for the professionals in the distressed investing, restructuring and turnaround industry. The 7th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala was held in conjunction with the 2013 M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Summit that featured over 150 of the industry's leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of restructuring industry stalwarts and Bloomberg media experts. CLICK HERE for an event profile and agenda.
For a detailed list of all of the Award Winners and Finalists for the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards and a photo of the Winners, please CLICK HERE.
For more information, please visit www.maadvisor.com or contact The M&A Advisor at 718 997 7900.
THE M&A ADVISOR
Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world's leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™ MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit www.maadvisor.com to learn more.
SOURCE The M&A Advisor