Winners of the Top Deals, Firms, Teams and Professionals will be announced on
25th of April at the Lansdowne Club.

London and New York, 13th of March
– The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce the Finalists in the categories of Transaction of the Year; Corporate Performance of the Year; Corporate Development Team of the Year; and Corporate Development Professional of the Year for the 2nd Annual EMEA Corporate Growth Awards.

Over 300 companies became finalists for the awards. The Finalists have been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation, and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award Winners that will be announced at the Awards Gala on Wednesday, 25th of April at the Lansdowne Club in Mayfair, London.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing 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 introduce the 2nd Annual Corporate Growth Awards, presented by S&P Global Market Intelligence, that will recognize and celebrate the leading corporations, transactions, teams and professionals who play a key role in successful corporate growth strategies.”

The award Finalists represent many of the industry’s leading firms, including: BDA Partners; AXA UK; EY; Drake Star; iCON Infrastructure; Luxottica Group S.p.A; DLA Piper; Carlyle European Capital Partners III, L.P.; ENSafrica; White & Case LLP; Hapag-Lloyd AG; Royal Mail Plc; ZF Friedrichshafen AG; Barclays Capital PLC; Daimler AG; Royal Dutch Shell plc; Clifford Chance Law Firm; Citigroup; United Arab Shipping Company; Brunswick; Husky Energy Inc.; Eversheds Sutherland Associazione; and many more.

For a detailed list of the 2nd Annual EMEA Corporate Growth Award Finalists CLICK HERE.

The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2018 Corporate Growth Summit to be held on 25th of April in London. This exclusive event provides a unique opportunity for the professionals guiding and executing corporate growth strategies to engage in open dialogue with their peers about the challenges and opportunities that companies are facing today in this unprecedented period of technological advancement. The European headquarters of CNBC in London will be the host for our Forum and the Lansdowne Club will be home to the Awards Celebration. For a detailed event profile CLICK HERE.

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