Bernstein Shur Announced as Winner of the 9th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards


Bernstein Shur Announced as Winner of the 9th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 9th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards on Friday, December 26th. Bernstein Shur was named a winner for the Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Between $10mm and $25mm). The awards were presented at the Awards Gala on Monday, February 23rd at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading turnaround transac­tions, companies and dealmakers. Bernstein Shur was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize Bernstein Shur 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. “Bernstein Shur 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.”

“The sale of the assets of Montreal ME & Atlantic Railway and its Canadian subsidiary, for which we were recognized by The M&A Advisor, was as challenging a transaction as I have been involved with in my 35-year career,” acknowledged Bob Keach, co-leader of Bernstein Shur’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. “Bernstein Shur is proud to be recognized by The M&A Advisor for its work on this transaction and this case, which continues as we work to complete the settlement fund for the benefit of the victims of the tragic derailment.”

On Monday, February 23rd, The M&A Advisor presented the 2015 awards at a black tie Awards Gala at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL, in conjunction with the 2015 M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Summit that will feature 200 of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of restructuring industry stalwarts and Bloomberg media experts. For an event profile CLICK HERE.

For a complete list of the winners CLICK HERE.

About Bernstein Shur

Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur has more than 100 attorneys in offices in ME and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is ME’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at


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