Daily News: July 26, 2013

M&A Advisor Announces 2013 ‘40 Under 40’ Winners


The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 4th Annual 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards in the Dealmaker, Legal Advisor and Service Provider categories.

The M&A Advisor created this recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.

The 2013 40 Under 40 Award Winners have been chosen for their accomplishments and contribution from a pool of prominent nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders. The 2013 Judges included:

  • John (Jack) Wm. Butler Jr., partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom;
  • Barry W. Ridings, vice chairman of US Investment Banking, Lazard Freres;
  • Ted Stenger, managing director, Alix Partners;
  • Dino Mauricio, partner, Schaffer Consulting;
  • Teresa Kohl, director, Business Development, SSG Capital Advisors;
  • Joseph O’Donnell, vice president, Investigative Management Group;
  • Michelle D. Bergman, attorney, Bergman Law;
  • Corey Massella, partner, Citrin Cooperman;
  • Katie Lane Chaverri, attorney at law, Tayman Lane Chaverri;
  • Thomas C. Berg Jr., managing director, FMV Opinions;
  • James Abbott, partner, Seward & Kissel;
  • Meagan Hardcastle, managing partner, Harmon Partners; and
  • Derek C. Abbott, partner, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell.
  • “In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries” said David Fergusson, president of The M&A Advisor. “It is our belief that this group of accomplished women and men will have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. And it is our great pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another.

    On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, in conjunction with the 2013 Emerging Leaders Summit.

    To see a complete list of the winners, click here.