NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the finalists in the categories of Cross Border Transactions, Restructuring, Deal Financing and Product/Service for the 5th Annual International M&A Awards.
Selected from over 260 nominating companies in the first stage of evaluation, the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners for the M&A Deal of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year and M&A Product/Services of the Year categories that will be announced at the 5th Annual International M&A Awards Gala on Monday, May 13th at the New York Athletic Club.
"Although global uncertainty continues to be a factor affecting M&A markets around the world, we are greatly encouraged by the prospects of growth forecast for cross border M&A in 2013," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "We are honored to have the privilege to recognize and celebrate, through this annual program, the international deal makers who are leading the charge."
This year's finalists represent the industry's leading firms, including: Tegris Advisors; Macquarie Capital; Intrepid Investment Bankers; Skadden Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; FTI Consulting; Torys; GulfStar Group; Hillenbrand, Inc. and feature many of the year's leading international transactions including: the $6.1 Billion acquisition of Viterra by Glencore; APA's takeover offer for Hastings Diversified Utilities Fund; the acquisition of Open Grid Europe; the acquisition of GenesisCare by KKR; the sale of Industrea to General Electric Company; the sale of A-Med Healthcare to Byram Healthcare; the acquisition of Gagneraud Industries by Phoenix Services; the acquisition of KP Snacks by Intersnack Group; the sale of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to Wester Digital Corporation; the acquisition of Coperion Captal GmbH by Hillenbrand, Inc; the acquisition of Karo Film by Patton Media Group and the restructuring of Catalyst Paper Corporation.
For a detailed list of all of the Award Finalists CLICK HERE.
The winners of these categories will be announced and the awards will be presented at the 5th Annual Awards Gala in New York on Monday, May 13, 2013 - the premier celebration of the year for professionals in the international M&A industry. Held in conjunction with the Annual Cross Border M&A Summit, the Gala will bring together over 250 of the industry's leaders, vying for the 2013 Awards, to celebrate the Finalists and Winners.
Also The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2013 International M&A Leadership, Firm of the Year, Legal Advisor of the Year and Dealmaker of the Year Awards. For a copy of the Press Release announcing the Award Winners CLICK HERE.
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SOURCE The M&A Advisor