Daily News: October 1, 2014

Clearsight a Finalist in M&A Advisor Awards

Clearsight announced several transactions were named as finalists in its 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. They included:

  • Acquisition of Simpler Consulting by Truven Health Analytics, a Veritas Portfolio Company in the categories of: M&A Deal of the Year, CorporateStrategic Acquisition of the Year and Professional Services Deal of the Year (B-to-B)
  • Acquisition of The Frankel Group Associates, by Huron Consulting Group in the categories of: M&A Deal of the Year Corporate, Strategic Acquisition of the Year and Healthcare Life Sciences Deal of the Year
  • Winners will be announced at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on November 17 at the New York Athletic Club.

    “Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals” says David Fergusson, president of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 12 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2014 award finalists have made.”

    “These transactions represent excellent examples of how our team unlocks critical strategic value for our high-caliber clients by creatively identifying the best strategic partners to optimize a transaction. In addition, this recognition further reinforces Clearsight’s Professional Services practice as the leader in the Management Consulting Investment Banking market,” said Joel Kallett, co-founder and managing director of Clearsight Advisors.