Daily News: November 23, 2015

M&A Award Winners Announced; Victor Named to M&A Hall of Fame


The 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 280 nominees, representing over 690 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 25 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 2015 M&A Advisor Awards winners, the 2015 Leadership Award Winners – Peter S. Kaufman, president and head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A, Gordian Group; Randall S. Eisenberg, managing director, AlixPartners; J. Scott Victor, founder and managing director, SSG Capital Advisors; Jim Bunn, senior managing director, head of Investment Banking, Raymond James; and Bob Profusek, partner and head of M&A, Jones Day – were inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.

“The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2015 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely 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 achievement.”

A detailed list of award winners can be found on The M&A Advisor’s website.