Sun Capital Partners Named “Private Equity Firm of the Year” by The M&A Advisor;
Co-CEO Marc Leder Inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame

New York, NY – May 4, 2017 – The M&A Advisor is proud to announce that Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, was named “Private Equity Firm of the Year” at The M&A Advisor’s 11th Annual Turnaround Awards, held on March 23 at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. In addition, Sun Capital Co-CEO Marc Leder was inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame at the event.

Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor is the preeminent organization recognizing excellence, honoring achievement, presenting thought leadership, and facilitating connections among the world's leading dealmaking professionals. The award nominations, representing over 300 participating companies, were judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

“I’m extremely honored to be named to The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame,” said Leder. “To be placed among such a renowned group of private equity leaders is really a reflection of the hard work and dedication of my many colleagues at Sun Capital over the years. I’m even prouder for Sun Capital to receive the award for “Private Equity Firm of the Year” which recognizes our team’s efforts and the value that we delivered to our investors.”

Said M&A Advisor Founder Roger Aguinaldo, “In being admitted to the Hall of Fame, Marc joins prominent private equity figures including Wilbur L. Ross, Chairman & CEO, WL Ross & Co., David Bonderman, Founding Partner, TPG Capital, Pete Petersen, Co-Founder of The Blackstone Group and his Sun Capital Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Rodger Krouse.”

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