Gordian Group Announced as Finalist for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Gordian Group was named a finalist in the M&A Deal of the Year for Xtreme Power, Cross-Border Deal of the Year for Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Restructuring Deal of the Year for Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Energy Deal of the Year for the Restructuring and Acquisition of Xtreme Power, and Firm of the Year categories.

Gordian Group has been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners.

The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Monday, November 17th at the New York Athletic Club.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals” says David Fergusson, President of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 12 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2014 award finalists have made.”

“Gordian Group has been at this for over 26 years, and it is always satisfying to get this kind of recognition by our peers. These nominations exemplify our track record in achieving tremendous results for our clients in distressed, complex and “story” M&A assignments across a wide range of industries, and in particular our ability to leverage our creativity and negotiating acumen to create and maintain a robust competitive sales process through closing,” commented Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group’s President.

“GORDIAN GROUP, representing the best of the industry, has demonstrated creativity and perseverance in today’s challenging climate,” says Roger Aguinaldo, CEO and Founder of The M&A Advisor.

For a detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, please CLICK HERE.

For more information, please visit www.maadvisor.com or contact The M&A Advisor at 718-997-7900.

Gordian Group is the leading investment bank in the country specializing in complex and/or stressed/distressed financial advisory work. We are a registered broker-dealer and have been in business since 1988. Gordian is ranked in the top 10 firms by The Deal in its League Tables, and as individual investment bankers, Peter Kaufman and Henry Owsley have been ranked as high as number 1 recently in The Deal’s League Tables. Our lead partners are also the authors of the definitive work in the field, Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back, Beard Books, 2005.  Their second book, Equity Holders Under Siege, Beard Books, will be released in Fall, 2014.


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Gordian Group
Heather L. Mosbacher
Managing Director
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