PALM BEACH, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2011 Turnaround Awards at the 5th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala at The Colony, Palm Beach, Florida on Monday, March 7th. The event was hosted by Bloomberg TV anchor Carol Massar.
"The award winners represent the best of the turnaround, restructuring and distressed investing industry in 2011 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "Each winner should take pride in their award and the message it sends about the resilience of our industry."
The Turnaround Awards Gala honored deal-teams, deal-makers, and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 137 finalists in 31 categories were chosen. An independent body of experts that span the M&A industry determined the ultimate recipients of the awards. Winners were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala.
In addition to the 2011 honorees, Harvey R. Miller, Founding Partner of the Restructuring Practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his pioneering efforts and distinguished career in restructuring law.
The Annual Turnaround Awards Gala and Summit is one of the leading events for professionals in the distressed investing, restructuring and turnaround industry. In addition to recognizing and rewarding the industry's top transactions and firms of the year, the Summit features over 30 of the top professionals leading exclusive interactive forums. Government as M&A Dealmaker; Trends in Private Equity Distressed Investing; Municipal Government Restructuring; and Navigating Companies in Challenging Times were just some of the key feature sessions.
For a complete list of the winners click here.
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