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Top Transactions, Firms, Teams and Professionals Along with Lifetime and Leadership Award Winners Honoured on 25th April at the Lansdowne Club

London, New York, 30 April, 2018 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2nd Annual EMEA Corporate Growth Awards, in partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence, at a Black Tie Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The Lansdowne Club on Wednesday, 25 April.

The Awards Gala, hosted by CNBC Anchor Tania Bryer, recognised and celebrated the leading corporations, transactions, teams and professionals - including the financial, legal and consulting team members, that played a key role in successful corporate development across the region in 2017, together with the inductees into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.

An independent judging panel of industry experts leveraged The S&P Capital IQ platform, an offering of S&P Global Market Intelligence, to evaluate nominations representing over 300 individual companies from across Africa, Europe and The Middle East - a wide and varied group with deals valued at £10 million to tens of billions. To view judging panel,

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognising 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-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor. “It is our great pleasure to partner with S&P Global Market Intelligence to award the leading corporations, transactions, teams and professionals in the
EMEA region that played a key role in successful corporate growth strategies in 2017. And we were honoured to celebrate the accomplishments of Lifetime Achievement Award winner Tim Farazmand of Palatine Capital and Leadership Award winners Richard Madden of DC Advisory and Ian Bagshaw of White & Case.”

Earlier in the day, The M&A Advisor hosted an exclusive invitation-only Think Tank Corporate Growth Forum on the CNBC Europe Studio floor with many of the award winning c-suite executives, M&A dealmakers, and finance professionals participating along with technology industry leaders. This assembly provided a unique opportunity for the professionals guiding and executing business growth strategies to engage with their peers on some of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing companies in this market today.

For a detailed list of the 2nd Annual EMEA Corporate Growth Award Winners


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