September 26, 2014

Clearsight Announced as Finalist of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

McLean, VA, September 25, 2014 – The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The following Clearsight transactions have been named as finalists in the these categories:

Acquisition of Simpler Consulting by Truven Health Analytics, a Veritas Portfolio Company

  • M&A Deal of the Year
  • Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year
  • Professional Services Deal of the Year (B-to-B)

Acquisition of The Frankel Group Associates, LLC by Huron Consulting Group Inc.

  • M&A Deal of the Year Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year

These Clearsight transactions have been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners. The winners for M&A Deal of the Year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Cross-Border Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professionals categories will be announced at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Monday, November 17th at the New York Athletic Club.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals” says David Fergusson, President of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 12 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2014 award finalists have made.”

“These transactions represent excellent examples of how our team unlocks critical strategic value for our high-caliber clients by creatively identifying the best strategic partners to optimize a transaction. In addition, this recognition further reinforces Clearsight’s Professional Services practice as the leader in the Management Consulting Investment Banking market,” said Joel Kallett, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Clearsight Advisors.