Daily News: October 27, 2014

M&A Advisor Announces 2014 Dealmakers’ Awards Winners

The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2014 Dealmakers’ Awards at the inaugural Awards Ceremony at Bloomberg’s European Headquarters on Wednesday, October 22.

The 2014 Dealmaker’s Awards Ceremony honored the leading deal teams and firms whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions in the UK and Europe. The nominations, representing over 160 award finalist companies, were judged by an independent jury of industry experts.

“Since 2002, the M&A Advisor has been honoring the leading M&A transactions and companies in the United States with our annual awards. It is our pleasure to recognize the outstanding performance of the M&A, restructuring and financing professionals in the UK and Europe and bestow upon the award winners our highest honor, the 2014 Dealmakers Award,” stated David Fergusson, co-CEO and president of The M&A Advisor.

The ceremony opened with the presentation of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award to Sir Martin Sorrell for his extraordinary achievements in global mergers and acquisitions. “Sir Martin Sorrell has and continues to set the bar for M&A professionals worldwide,” stated David Fergusson, co-CEO and president at The M&A Advisor. “We are honored to present him with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the industry and inspiration to us all.”

The Dealmakers’ Awards were presented at the exclusive ceremony held during the 2014 International Financial Forum.

For a detailed list of all of the award winners for the 2014 Dealmakers’ Awards and a group photo of the winners, click here.