Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC) Recognized for Second Consecutive Year as 'Turnaround Service of the Year' in M&A Advisor 2011 Turnaround Awards

Mar 15, 2011, 09:00 ET from Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC (KCC) www.kccllc.com , a Computershare company and a leading claims and noticing agent was named "Turnaround Product/Service of the Year" for its Corporate Restructuring Services in The M&A Advisor Annual Turnaround Awards for the second consecutive year.

KCC represents the first and only claims and noticing agent to be recognized in the award program, which was created by The M&A Advisor to honor individuals and firms for setting the industry standard in the marketplace. This year, the program identified 137 finalists in 31 categories. The final award recipients were determined by an independent body of experts that span the turnaround industry.  

"KCC represents the best of the turnaround, restructuring and distressed investing industry," said Roger Aquinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor. "Despite the challenges facing our industry, the award winners represent the resilience and innovative spirit within the market."

"In 2001, KCC set out to create a higher standard for claims administration services and we are honored to be recognized by the industry for our unwavering commitment to our clients," said KCC President, Jon Orr.  "As we reflect upon our 10-year anniversary, this recognition inspires us to continue to bring innovative solutions and add substantive value to the corporate restructuring process in new and progressive ways."

In its role as a claims agent for the country's largest Chapter 11 proceedings, KCC provides claims administration, noticing, document production, balloting & solicitation and disbursement services as well as a specialized suite of public securities services.  KCC's clients include Ambac Financial, Blockbuster, General Growth Properties, MSR Resort Golf Course, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. and Washington Mutual, among many others.

About KCC

Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC (KCC) www.kccllc.com, a Computershare company, provides administrative-support services that help legal professionals realize time and cost efficiencies. With an integrated suite of corporate restructuring, class action and legal document management solutions, KCC alleviates the administrative challenges of today's legal processes and procedures. KCC has gained client and industry recognition for its industry expertise, professional-level client service and proprietary technologies.

About Computershare Limited (CPU)

Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust services, tax voucher solutions, bankruptcy administration and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.  Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in data management, high volume transaction processing, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organizations use these core competencies to help maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors, members and customers.  Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 10,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.computershare.com.

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