Daily News: April 5, 2013

Mesirow Financial Wins Two Top Awards from M&A Advisor

Financial advisory firm Mesirow Financial Consulting announced that the M&A Advisor has awarded it two top distinctions: Restructuring Firm of the Year and Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year.

The Distressed Investing Summit and Turnaround Awards, where MFC was recognized, bring together the world’s leading dealmakers for an exclusive symposium and to honor the accomplishments of the top distressed investing, restructuring and turnaround professionals and firms. This year, 120 nominees, representing over 300 companies, were finalists for the awards.

An independent judging committee of 12 M&A, restructuring and finance industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards, which were revealed at the gala.

“We have great respect for The M&A Advisor’s thought leadership, summits and awards, as this organization is committed to recognizing excellence achieved by top professionals and firms within the restructuring industry,” said Ralph Tuliano, chief executive officer of Mesirow Financial Consulting. “As such, we are honored to accept these awards, which together reflect the strong dedication of our professionals to providing exceptional value to our clients.”

In the past year, Mesirow Financial Consulting’s engagements have included serving as financial advisors to the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of American Airlines; financial advisors to the Examiner of Residential Capital; financial advisors to the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Patriot Coal, providing interim management services to a pharmaceutical company based in the Northeast, and serving as financial advisors in several municipal restructurings.