New York, February 27, 2019 – The M&A Advisor is proud to announce that Lorie Beers is the recipient of the 2019 M&A Advisor Leadership Award. Ms. Beers is to be honored, for her significant contribution to the bankruptcy and restructuring industry, at the 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL.

Ms. Beers is a Managing Director and Head of Special Situations at Cowen. She has over 30 years of professional experience that encompasses the full spectrum of restructuring. Previously, Ms. Beers was Managing Director and Head of Restructuring at StormHarbour Securities and served in a senior level capacity at firms such as Variant Capital Advisors, Seabury Group, KPMG Corporate Finance and Gordian Group.

Ms. Beers began her career as a bankruptcy attorney and ultimately became a partner in the Bankruptcy Group at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman. Ms. Beers has a BA from Dickinson College and a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

“We are excited to present Lorie Beers with a 2019 M&A Advisor Leadership Award,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder of The M&A Advisor. “We've been presenting Leadership Awards to Distressed Investing, Turnaround, and M&A professionals for nearly 20 years. Lorie has demonstrated throughout her career her unwavering commitment to consistent performance at the highest level. The industry has unquestionably been the beneficiaries of Lorie's efforts.”

With the presentation of The 2019 M&A Advisor Leadership Award, Ms. Beers joins a notable and exclusive community of industry leaders who have preceded her as lifetime and leadership award winners, including Wilbur L. Ross, Jack Butler, Ceasar Anquillare, Robert “Steve” Miller, Peter Kaufman, Harvey R. Miller, J. Scott Victor, Timothy Coleman, Corinne Ball, Barry Ridings, Tom Lauria, Van Conway, Sheila Smith, Samuel J. Gerdano, James H.M. Sprayregen, Keith Maib, John Bolduc, and Patrick O’Keefe.

To learn about the 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala and the 2019 Distressed Investing Summit, CLICK HERE.

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