Press Release: Gordian Group Announced As Winner of 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards








NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13th at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a jubilant, sold-out crowd at the Metropolitan Club, New York, NY. Restructuring and Sale of Trans Energy, Inc was named a winner for the M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR ($100MM-$200MM).

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. Gordian Group was chosen from over 650 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Gordian and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Gordian represents the best of the M&A industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

“For nearly 30 years, Gordian Group has been at this and it is always satisfying to get this kind of recognition by our peers. We are proud of our track record in achieving tremendous results for our board of director and shareholder clients in distressed, complex and “story” situations – and the outcomes recognized by these awards exemplify this track record.  Our ability to leverage our experience, lack of creditor conflicts, creativity and negotiating acumen to meet our clients’ goals is what we always strive to deliver,”  commented Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group’s President.

The Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A Dealmakers and was held in conjunction with the 2017 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 500 of the industry’s leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 35 M&A, media, academic, and industry stalwarts. In addition to the announcement of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners, Robert “Bobby” Blumenfeld, the Executive Director of ACG New York was presented with the inaugural Tom Farrell Memorial Award; and Ceasar N. Anquillare, Chairman and CEO, Winchester Capital, received 2017 Leadership Award.

To view a list of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners please CLICK HERE.

Gordian Group is a 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, we have been ranked as high as number 1 in The Deal’s League Tables. Our partners are also the authors of Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back – 2nd Edition, the definitive work in the restructuring advisory field and Equity Holders Under Siege:  Strategies and Tactics for Distressed Businesses, the authoritative guide for old equity to gain the advantage in tough situations.


Now in its 20th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry’s leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world’s premier leadership organization for mergers & acquisition, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, delivering a range of integrated services from offices in New York and London. 

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