40 Under 40 Award winners announced recipients to be recognized at the annual Awards Gala on July 26 in Los Angeles

New York, New York
June 17, 2011

The M&A Advisor today announced the winners and runners up of the 2nd Annual 40 UNDER 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turn around professionals, created this recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders. The 2011 40 UNDER 40 Award Winners and Finalists have been chosen for their accomplishments and expertise from a pool of prominent nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders. The 2011 Judges included: John K Castle, Chairman and CEO, Castle Harlan; Al Koch, Vice Chairman, Alix Partners; Steven Goldberg, Partner and Co-Chairman of the Transactions Practice Team, Baker Hostetler; Lee Duran, Private Equity Practice Leader, BDO; Gordon McCoun, Vice Chairman, FD; Robert “Bobby” Blumenfeld, Executive Director, ACG New York; Bernard Zaia, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities; and J. Scott Victor, Partner & Managing Director, SSG.


“For over a decade we have been recognizing US and international transactions, firms and dealmakers for their achievements. In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging industry leaders” says Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. “This year our judges reported that they were truly challenged to select just 40 winners and 40 runners up from such an accomplished group of Awards Finalists.”


On Tuesday July 26th, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles to introduce the 40 UNDER 40 Award Winners and Finalists to the business community and celebrate their achievements. A complete list of the 2011 40 Under 40 Award Winners and Finalists can be found below. Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing achievement of and facilitating connections between the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turn around professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™ and M&A MARKET INTEL™.

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Source: http://www.maadvisor.net/conferences/40under40_2010/2011%2040%20Under%2040%20Press%20Release.pdf