Finalists Announced for the 4th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards

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Top Cross-Border Transactions, Restructuring, Financing, Product/Service, Firms and Dealmakers to be honored October 10th at the New York Athletic Club in New York, NY.

New York, NY, September 19, 2012 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce 228 nominations, representing over 400 companies, are being evaluated for the 4th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards.

The Finalist companies have 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 the M&A Deal of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Restructuring of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Services of the Year and International Dealmaker of the Year categories will be announced at the 4th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 10th at the New York Athletic Club in New York, New York.

“We are currently witnessing the transformation of firms and dealmakers into Global leaders whose intimate knowledge and expertise in the cultural, financial and legal arenas are redefining our industry,” says Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. “The increasing volume of cross border M&A is testament to the claim that business truly knows no boundaries.”

This year’s finalists represent the industry’s leading firms, including: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP; Goldman Sachs; Ernst & Young; Houlihan Lokey; Webber Wentzel; White & Case LLP; Business Development Asia; Macquarie Capital; Tegris Advisors; Greenberg Traurig LLP; Generational Capital Markets and FTI Consulting; and feature the year’s leading international transactions including: Microsoft Corporation’s acquisition of Skype Global S.a.r.l.; Merger of Burger King and Justice Holdings Ltd.; Acquisition of a controlling interest in Massmart Holdings Limited by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; ICBC Acquisition of BEA; Acquisition of Avis Europe by Avis Budget Group, Inc.; Acquisition of EMI Music Publishing by Sony Corporation of America; Acquisition of Zhiqiang Food Co. (“Joysun”) by Lunar Capital; Acquisition of Nortel Networks Corporation’s Patent Portfolio by Rockstar Consortium and the Acquisition of Volksbank International Banking Network by Sberbank

A detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 4th Annual International M&A Awards is to follow. For more information, please visit www.maadvisor.com or contact The M&A Advisor at 718 997 7900.

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™ MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit www.maadvisor.com to learn more.

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