Daily News: June 16, 2014

Strategic Management Partners Wins M&A Award

Acquisition International Magazine (AI) awarded Strategic Management Partners its awards for “Rising Stars in Turnaround-USA” and “Turnaround Management Specialist of the Year.”

The publishers of AI recognize investors, advisers and service providers pin-pointed for their expertise in their specialized field.

“This year’s winners are some of the most dedicated, forward-thinking and determined we’ve seen in all our time running these awards,” said Kathryn Turner, chief coordinator of the 2014 M&A Awards.

Winners are determined by three factors, the first of which is the number of votes received. The voting forms were distributed to Acquisition International Magazine’s base of 53,000+ subscribers, along with the AI in-house database of 150,000 individuals. The second factor is AI substantial in-house research. Thirdly, AI reviews all supporting documents.

John Collard, CEO, chairman of Strategic Management Partners, said, “These are remarkable times for businesses in a troubled world. Turnarounds are like beginning over — they must build teams, differentiate and sell products and services, secure capitalization, and grow.”

Strategic Management Partners is a turnaround management firm specializing in interim management and executive CEO leadership, asset and investment recovery, board and private equity advisory, raising money, and investing in and rebuilding distressed underperforming troubled companies.

The firm has been advisor to Presidents Bush (41 & 43), Clinton, Reagan, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, rebuilding troubled companies, investment recovery, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 25 years of service to its clients.