Pittsburgh – February 6, 2015 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney was named a winner of The M&A Advisor’s 9th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards under the “Professional Services (B-2-B) Deal of the Year” and the “Financial Services Deal of the Year” categories. The awards will be presented at the Awards Gala on Monday, February 23 at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Fla.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading turnaround transactions, companies and dealmakers. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize Buchanan and bestow upon them our highest honor for distressed investing and reorganization firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Buchanan represents the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2014 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

Shareholder Scott A. Underwood, the lead Buchanan bankruptcy counsel for the $66.5 million secured creditor and largest equity holder noted, “While we were pleased with the results of the transaction and the efforts of all the professionals involved in advancing the sale process, we were most satisfied that the process permitted our client to be paid in full on its secured claim and receive a substantial equity distribution.”

“The recognition of our firm for its role in the sale process is greatly appreciated. It could not have been achieved without the strong collaborative work of all professionals involved in the transaction, including my colleagues at Buchanan,” Underwood said.

See Buchanan and other winners in the complete listing here.

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