Gordian Group Announced as Finalist in 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the finalists of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.  Gordian Group has been selected as a finalist in 5 award categories. To view our press release, Click Here

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Winners of the Top M&A Deals, Firms and Professionals will be announced
on November 9th at the New York Athletic Club.
New York, NY, August 26, 2016 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the Finalists in the
categories of 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 of the Year for the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.

The Finalists have 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 that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 9
that 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 and Co-Chief Executive
Officer of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since
our first awards were presented 14 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 2016 award finalists have made.”
This year’s Finalists represent many of the industry’s leading firms, including: Alleghany Capital
Corporation; Cahill Gordon; Deloitte Consulting; Ernst & Young; Guggenheim Partners; PwC
Corporate Finance; The General Electric Company; Huron Capital Partners; KPMG Corporate
Finance; L Catterton; Raymond James; Schulte Roth & Zabel; Vonage; White & Case; and many
more. The finalists feature many of the year’s leading transactions including: Merger of Coca-Cola
Enterprises with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners/Erfrischungsgetränk to Form Coca-Cola European
Partners Plc; Acquisition of eBay Enterprise by Permira, Banneker Partners, Sterling, Longview;
Financing of Anheuser-Busch InBev; Merger of Cyberonics Inc. and Sorin SpA to create LivaNova
PLC; Acquisition of Baxalta by Shire; Acquisition of Russell Investments by TA
Associates/Reverence; and many more.
The category winners will be announced and the awards will be presented at the 15
th Annual M&AAdvisor Awards Gala – the premier celebration of the year for firms and professionals in the M&A
industry. Held in conjunction with the Annual M&A Advisor Summit, the Gala will bring together
the industry’s leaders, vying for the 2016 Awards, to celebrate the Finalists and Winners. The
ceremony will also honor 2016 Lifetime Achievement and Leadership Award Winners with their
induction into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.
For more information, please visit www.maadvisor.com (https://www.maadvisor.com) or contact
The M&A Advisor at 212 951 1550.
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and
acquisitions through the industry’s leading publication. Today, the firm is recognized as the
world’s premier “think tank” and leadership organization for m&a, restructuring and financing
professionals, providing a range of integrated services including: M&A Advisor Forums and
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services visit www.maadvisor.com
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