SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

March 12, 2010 04:45 ET

Imperial Capital Receives M&A Advisor's Information Technology Deal of the Year Award for Representing Motorola in the Sale of Its Printrak Business Unit to SAFRAN

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2010) -  Imperial Capital announced today its having won The M&A Advisor award for Information Technology Deal of the Year in the $100M and above category for representing Motorola, Inc. in the sale of its Printrak biometric business unit to SAFRAN / Sagem Sécurité.

The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2009 M&A Awards to a sold out crowd at the 8th Annual M&A Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club. The event was hosted by FOX Business News anchor Dagen McDowell. "The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2009 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. "It was a privilege to serve alongside our partner and client Motorola on this unique transaction," said Jay Beaghan, Managing Director, Investment Banking at Imperial Capital. "We congratulate Imperial Capital on this well deserved recognition for an excellent outcome and job well done," said Mike Dooley, Senior Director Corporate Development for Motorola.

About The M&A Advisor and the 2009 M&A Awards

The M&A Awards Gala honored deal-teams, deal-makers, and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 170 finalists in 34 categories were chosen. An independent body of experts that span the M&A industry determined the ultimate recipients of the awards. Winners were revealed "Academy-Award style" at the gala. In addition to the 2009 honorees, the late Bruce Wasserstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard Ltd., was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. Roger Aguinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor presented the award and led attendees in a moment of silence in remembrance of Mr. Wasserstein. The gala is one of the biggest and most exclusive networking events in the M&A industry.

About Imperial Capital, LLC

Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Boston, Houston and Minneapolis. The firm currently employs over 170 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at

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    Anna Halloran Jacob, Imperial Capital, LLC
    (310) 246-3675
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