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12th Annual M&A Advisor Award Finalist



Winners of the M&A Deal of the Year, Firms and Professionals will be announced on December 17, 2013 at the New York Athletic Club.

New York, NY, October 14, 2013 - The M&A Advisor announced The Courtney Group, LLC is a Finalist for M&A Deal of the Year at its 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The Firm was nominated for its work in advising Health Essentials in a sale to SV Life Sciences and Bessemer Venture Partners.

Awards include 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 Deal of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals of the Year.

The Finalists 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 that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 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 of The M&A Advisor. "While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 11 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that investment in middle market companies will continue to be the driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2013 award finalists have made."

For a detailed list of all the Award Finalists by category *CLICK HERE.

The Winners of all the categories will be announced and the awards will be presented at the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala - the premier celebration of the year for firms and professionals in the M&A industry. Held in conjunction with the Annual M&A Advisor Summit, the Gala will bring together the industry's leaders, vying for the 2013 Awards, to celebrate the Finalists and Winners. The ceremony will also honor 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner William C. Repko together with 2013 Leadership Award Winners - Corinne Ball, Rene-Pierre Azria, Rodger Krouse, Marc Leder, Patricia Menendez-Cambo and Mark Zeffiro for their induction into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.

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