Gordian Group Announced As Winner of 12th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards


Gordian Group has won the award for DISTRESSED M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR (Over $100MM to $250MM) for the Acquisition of Trans Energy, Inc. by EQT Corporation by the M&A Advisor in it’s 12th Annual Turnaround Awards, which take place on March 21 in Palm Beach, FL at the Colony Hotel.


Gordian Group

Baker Botts

Haynes & Boone



CLICK HERE to view complete winners’ list






Winners Announced for the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards
Top Deals, Firms and Professionals to be honored March 21 at The Colony Hotel
in Palm Beach, FL

New York, NY, December 21, 2017 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the
winners of the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards in each of the categories of Restructuring
of the Year, Transaction of the Year, Refinancing of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Firm
of the Year, Turnaround Product/Service of the Year and Professional of the Year. The
awards will be presented at a Black Tie Gala on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at The
Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL.

“The award winners represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization
industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive
candidates,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. “In an
environment that is increasingly demanding of its professionals we have recognized the
leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of

The nominations, representing over 250 participating companies, were judged by an
independent jury of industry experts. Click Here to view the judges.

In addition to celebrating the Turnaround Award winners, the 2018 M&A Advisor Lifetime
Achievement Awards will be presented to Samuel J. Gerdano, Executive Director,
American Bankruptcy Institute and James H.M. Sprayregan, P.C., Partner, Kirkland & Ellis,
LLP. The 2018 M&A Advisor Leadership Awards will be presented to John Bolduc,
Executive Managing Director, HIG; Keith Maib, Senior Managing Director, Mackinac
Partners; and Patrick M. O’Keefe, Founder and CEO, O’Keefe.

The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2018 Distressed Investing Summit. The Summit will
take place on March 20-22 and will feature 225 of the industry’s leading professionals
participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of restructuring industry
stalwarts and business media experts. The Mar-A-Lago Club will be the host for our
opening night reception and Palm Beach’s exclusive Colony Hotel will be home to the
Symposium, Awards Celebrations, our infamous Closing Party, and “The Power of Change”
Workshop with Campbell Macpherson. For an event profile CLICK HERE.
For a detailed list of the Award Winners for the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards
please CLICK HERE.

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