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NOMINATE NOW
Nominations are now being accepted for the 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards to be presented by The M&A Advisor, the world’s foremost M&A, restructuring, and financing leadership organization.
RECOGNITION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF PROFESSIONALS
2016 Emerging Leaders Award Winners
The Emerging Leaders Awards, originally the “40 Under 40 Awards”, were created to recognize the achievements of the next generation of M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals. We are inspired by and proud to make this formal introduction of these young leaders to The M&A Advisor’s global network of M&A industry experts.
AWARD CATEGORIES
The 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards will celebrate the accomplishments of M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals, whose significant level of success while still under the age of 40, establishes them as the industry’s emerging leaders.

The 2017 Awards program will feature winners in each of the following four categories:
1. Dealmaker            
2. Legal Advisor      
3. Service Professional
4. Marketing, Communication and Business Development Professional                  
JUDGING CRITERIA
An independent committee of business leaders will judge all nominations. These judges will evaluate the nominees’ career accomplishments and professional expertise.
Consideration will also be given to community service, philanthropic endeavors and any unique circumstances.

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT
Award winners will be announced in June. The Emerging Leaders Awards Gala Celebration, to which all winners will be invited, will be a special feature of the 2017 Emerging Leaders Summit to be held on September 19, 2017 in New York.
EARLY AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 12, 2017 3:00 PM EST
FINAL AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 26, 2017 3:00 PM EST

Special Offer:
Submit your nominations by May 12 and receive a discount of $45 per entry.
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