SOURCE: The M & A Advisor

November 06, 2009 14:55 ET

Fox Business News Anchor to Host M&A Advisor's Awards Gala

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 6, 2009) - Dagen McDowell, anchor from Fox Business Network, will emcee the "networking event of the year" for the Mergers & Acquisitions industry. The M&A Advisor's 8th Annual M&A Awards Gala, which takes place in New York City on December 14, 2009, will honor the top deal-making performers throughout the industry in a wide range of categories.

"We are thrilled to have Dagen McDowell emcee the evening," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor. "Her personality and background will certainly add to the great atmosphere we are anticipating for the evening."

Dagen McDowell joined the FOX Business Network as an anchor in September 2007. Since 2003, McDowell served as a business correspondent for the FOX News Channel (FNC) where she was a regular guest on Your World with Neil Cavuto. She has also been a recurring guest on Cashin' In, appearing on the program initially as a contributor when it debuted in May 2001.

Before entering broadcast news, McDowell wrote a personal finance column for called "Dear Dagen." In addition, she has also worked for SmartMoney magazine and

McDowell began her career as a financial journalist at the Institutional Investor's newsletter division. A native of Virginia, she is a graduate of Wake Forest University.


Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been the preeminent organization facilitating connections and recognizing achievement in the top performers of the M&A, turnaround and financing industries through its leading events and awards galas, M&A Alerts newsletter and online community. For more information, go to

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