LAI International Announced as Winner of The 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

November, 2015

The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Tuesday, November 17th at the 2015 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a jubilant, sold-out crowd at the New York Athletic Club, New York, NY. The Acquisition of Zak Incorporated by LAI International was named a winner for the Industrial Manufacturing And Distribution Deal of the Year.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. LAI International was chosen from over 690 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize LAI and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “LAI International represents the best of the M&A industry in 2015 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

The Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A Dealmakers and was held in conjunction with the 2015 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 400 of the industry’s leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 35 M&A, media, academic, and stalwarts. In addition to the announcement of the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards winners, the 2015 Leadership Award winners - Peter S. Kaufman, President and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A, Gordian Group; Randall S. Eisenberg, Managing Director, AlixPartners; J. Scott Victor, Founder and Managing Director, SSG Capital Advisors; Jim Bunn, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking, Raymond James; and Bob Profusek, Partner and Head of M&A, Jones Day - were inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.

For a complete list of the winners please CLICK HERE.


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