SOURCE: The M & A Advisor

April 21, 2009 10:22 ET

Nominations Are Open: The M&A Advisor Takes Awards Program to a Global Level

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - The M&A Advisor, an exclusive organization of high-quality professionals and a leading information publisher in the M&A, Financing, and Turnaround Industries is producing an international awards program that honors the best transactions, deal-teams, deal-makers, and firms across the globe.

The Global M&A Advisor Awards will recognize excellence in 93 unique categories in M&A, Financing, and Turnaround transactions across 7 different regions including:

--  Americas - North and South America; Central America and Caribbean
--  Oceania - Australia; New Zealand and surrounding states
--  Middle-East
--  Asia - East, South East, South, and Central Asia
--  Africa
--  Western Europe
--  Eastern Europe

Eligible transactions must have closed between January 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009.

"The M&A Advisor was the first organization to recognize achievements of middle-market professionals and firms mostly within the United States. The increasing volume and success of M&A and finance activity in other parts of the world made The M&A Advisor Global Awards an anticipated program," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor.

The early bird deadline to submit nominations is Friday, May 29, 2009 at 3:00pm EDT. The fee for nominations starts at $150 for M&A members for their initial category/region and $75 for each additional category. Non-members pay an early bird fee of $300 for their initial category/region and $150 for each additional category. Finalists will be revealed in July 2009 and the winners will be announced in August 2009.

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been connecting professionals in the mergers and acquisitions, distressed investing and related financial industries through its leading conferences and awards galas, M&A Alerts newsletter and online community.

For more information on the The M&A Advisor please contact 1.877.99.MERGE (1.877.996.3743) or

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