Gordian Group wins Boutique Investment Bank of the Year for 3rd Time – M&A Advisor


New York, NY January 23, 2014 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 8th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards on Wednesday, January 22nd. Gordian Group was named a winner as the Boutique Investment Bank of the Year. The awards will be presented at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, March 11th at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading turnaround transactions, companies and dealmakers. Gordian Group was chosen from over 500 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Gordian Group and bestow upon them our highest honor for distressed investing and reorganization firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, President, The M&A Advisor. “Gordian Group represents the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2013 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

“Gordian Group has been at this for 25 years, and it is always satisfying to get this kind of  recognition by our peers. This award reflects the results of the tremendous successes we have been able to achieve for our clients, and exemplifies our long-standing commitment to representing Companies and shareholders in distressed and complicated situations,” commented Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group’s President.

On Tuesday, March 11th, The M&A Advisor will present the 2014 awards at a black tie Awards Gala at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL, in conjunction with the 2014 M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Summit that will feature 175 of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of restructuring industry stalwarts and Bloomberg media experts.

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 Publications, 2005.


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Liudmila Pisareva
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The M&A Advisor
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