finalists-logo.png (PNG Image, 955 × 965 pixels)Detroit, MI October 2015 The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. AMG was named a finalist in the Restructuring Deal of the Year, Consumer & Retail Products Deal of the Year, and Corporate & Strategic Acquisition of the Year categories.

AMG has been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners.

The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 17th at the New York Athletic Club.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals”, says David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 13 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2015 award finalists have made.”

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Royal Oak, Michigan February 1, 2012 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards at the 6th Annual Awards Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The Colony, Palm Beach Florida on Monday January 31st. Advanced Manufacturing Group was named a winner for Lower Middle Market Turnaround of the Year and Industrial Manufacturing / Distribution Deal of the Year. The event was hosted by Bloomberg Television’s National Chief Correspondent Carol Massar and featured a keynote address by Dennis Shaughnessy, Chairman of FTI Consulting.

“Advanced Manufacturing Group represents the best of the turnaround, restructuring and distressed investing industry in 2011 and earned this honor by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor.

The Turnaround Awards Gala honored deal-teams, deal-makers, and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. Advanced Manufacturing Group was chosen from over 160 nominees representing over 250 companies to receive their award. An independent judging committee of industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards. Winners were revealed “Academy-Award style” at the gala.

“We are honored to be chosen for this year’s awards, especially among so many great candidates,” said Bill Fetterman, Managing Partner of Advanced Manufacturing Group. “Our team demonstrated what can be done to save distressed companies when all the players are working together. All credit to the lead financial consultants, O’Keefe and Associates, for their incredible work under extremely difficult circumstances, and for recognizing the need for an operational fix in this situation.”

In addition to the 2012 honorees, John Wm. (Jack) Butler, Partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his achievements and contributions in restructuring and reorganizational law. Mr. Butler, who was introduced by another industry stalwart – Mr. Timothy R. Coleman, Sr. Managing Director & Head of Restructuring, The Blackstone Group – provided a moving and inspirational account of his experience and his vision for the future of bankruptcy law.

Since 2007Advanced Manufacturing Group (“AMG”) has provided world-class production system improvement based on Lean principles, technical process assistance, supplier management, cost analysis, and interim management expertise for clients seeking a competitive advantage from operational excellence. AMG specializes in working with companies in transition, and its professionals have been selected for their experience and abilities to lead clients through challenging periods with speed and effectiveness.

The Annual Distressed Investing Summit and Turnaround Awards Gala is the premier event for professionals in the distressed investing, restructuring and turnaround industry.

For a detailed list of all of the Award Winners for the 6th Annual Turnaround Awards, please CLICK HERE. For more information, please visit at or contact The M&A Advisor at 718 997 7900.