NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2014 M&A Advisor Awards at the 13th Annual Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The New York Athletic Club on Monday, November 17th.
"The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2014 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists," said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. "From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance."
The 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the leading deal teams, firms and professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 130 nominees, representing over 600 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 11 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala.
In addition to the announcement of the 2014 M&A Advisor Awards winners, the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner - Barry W. Ridings, Managing Director; Vice Chairman, US Investment Banking, Lazard Freres & Company, and the 2014 Leadership Award Winners - Tim Coleman, Senior Managing Director, Head of Restructuring & Reorganization, Blackstone; Van Conway, Chief Executive Officer, Conway MacKenzie; Thomas Lauria, Partner and Global Head of the Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice, White & Case; Laura Brank, Partner and Russia Practice Head, Dechert; James DeNaut, Sr. Managing Director & Joint Int'l Head of Investment Banking, Nomura Holdings, were inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.
For a detailed list of all of the Award Winners for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards and a group photo of the Winners, please CLICK HERE.
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