The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards at the 16th Annual Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The Metropolitan Club on Monday, November 13th.
“The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. “From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement.”
The 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, over 280 nominees, representing over 650 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 29 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed “Academy-Award style” at the gala. Click Here to view the judges.
In addition to the announcement of the 2017 M&A Advisor Award winners, the inaugural Tom Farrell Memorial Award was presented to Robert “Bobby” Blumenfeld, the Executive Director of ACG New York; and Ceasar N. Anquillare, Chairman and CEO, Winchester Capital, received the 2017 M&A Advisor Leadership Award.
In alliance with the China Mergers and Acquisitions Association, The M&A Advisor also recognized leading dealmakers, transactions, firms and organizations this year in China, including the presentation of the 2017 M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award to Honglu Liu, the former Minister of The National Federation of Industry and Commerce, Peoples Republic of China.