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** 11th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards Winners Announced **
Recipients To Be Recognized On January 28 During Virtual Awards Gala

New York, December 2, 2020 – In the spirit of hope and celebration during a period of economic uncertainty, The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce winners of the 11th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards. Renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing, and turnaround professionals, The M&A Advisor created this awards program to honor the emerging leaders of our industry, and to promote mentorship and professional development of the talented young professionals in our midst. The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards—originally known as the ‘40 Under 40 Awards’—were created in 2010 to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the outstanding young professionals who have reached a significant level of success while still under the age of 40.

“We as an organization have always exemplified ourselves and these awards as an oasis for hope and celebration. And in 2020, even at the height of the lockdowns and tremendous economic turmoil, these impressive young professionals have made notable contributions to our industry and to their communities. Truly, the Emerging Leader Awardees we are honoring are the best and the brightest. They are the future of the M&A, finance, and turnaround industry,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder of The M&A Advisor.

The 2020 award winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees identified for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community. Evaluation of the nominees and selection of the winners was completed by an independent judging panel made up of prominent members and experts in the M&A, finance, and turnaround community.

“Based on their exemplary achievements to date, especially during these challenging time for everyone, we believe these 2020 Emerging Leader Award winners will continue to have a significant and positive effect on the advancement of our industry going forward. With the support of the business, philanthropic, and academic communities, we’ve created a connected leadership community here that will empower these successful young professionals to continue to improve and impact their own and others’ life experiences throughout their career,” added Mr. Aguinaldo.

On Thursday, January 28, The M&A Advisor will host a virtual Awards Gala to introduce the 2020 Emerging Leaders Award Winners to the business community and to celebrate their achievements.

For more information about the 11th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards Program, please contact The M&A Advisor at 212-951-1550.


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