|Winners of the world’s most prestigious Turnaround Atlas Awards were honored at the 10th annual gala celebrations held on the evening of July 19, 2018. “The award validates excellence, tireless work of professionals and firms from the industry. Winners should take pride for effectuating successful restructurings." said, Shanta Kumari, CEO and Global Group Editor at Global M&A Network.
Leaders, Team + Professional award recipients included:
Turnaround Leadership Award: THOMAS M. CLARKE, CEO of Merida Natural Resources, Orinoco Natural Resources, and the Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund;
Restructuring Leadership Award: JOHN J. RAPISARDI, partner at O'Melveny & Myers, LLP;
Women Leadership Award: LAURA DAVIS JONES, of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, LLP;
Lifetime Leadership Award: EDWARD P. BOND, of Bederson.
PEABODY ENERGY recipient of the “Corporate Turnaround Leader” accolade for successfully restructuring under Chapter 11 plan in less than a year, nearly $5 billion in reduced debt, re-listing on NYSE, and positioning for growth in the Asian markets.
SHEON KAROL of The DAK Group and DENNIS S. FAULKER at Lain Faulkner & Co, as the recipients of the Boutique Investment Banker and Consultant accolades respectively.
Outstanding Investors award winners:
Global Private Equity Firm: Catalyst Capital Group
USA Private Equity Firm: Resilience Capital Partners
Turnaround Consulting Firm award winners:
Global Consulting: FTI Consulting
Creditors Consulting: Berkeley Research Group
USA Mid-Market Consulting: Opportune / Dacarba
USA Boutique Consulting: Novo Advisors
Restructuring Investment Banks award winners:
Global Investment Bank: PJT Partners
USA Mid-Market Investment Bank: SSG Capital
USA Boutique Investment Bank: Farlie Turner & Co
Restructuring Law Firms award winners:
Global Law Firm: Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, LLP
Global Mid-Markets Law: DLA Piper LLP
USA Mid-Markets Law: Foley & Lardner LLP
USA Bankruptcy + Restructuring Services award winners:
Bankruptcy Administration: EPIQ
Real Estate Advisory: Keen-Summit Capital Partners
Valuation, Mid-Markets: GlassRatner Advisory & Capital
60+ Best Value-Creating Transactions: Winners are selected from list of “transaction award winners” for various categories – industry sector awards; out of court restructurings; pre-packaged Chapter 11 reorgs, special situations and cross-border special situation M&A deals, corporate, private equity, cross-border, regional and turnaround awards of the year.