Cleveland, Ohio, December 8, 2015 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of its 14
th Annual M&A
Advisor Awards on Tuesday, November 17th at the 2015 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a jubilant, sold-out
crowd at the New York Athletic Club, New York, NY. The acquisition of Hynes Industries by an affiliate of
Beachwood-based Resilience Capital Partners was named a winner for the Restructuring Deal of the
Year (from $10mm to $100mm).
“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers.
Resilience Capital Partners was chosen from over 690 participating companies to receive the award. It
gives us great pleasure to recognize Resilience and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms
and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Resilience
represents the best of the M&A industry in 2015 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of
very impressive candidates.”1
“We are honored to be recognized among the nation’s top M&A dealmakers for the acquisition of Hynes
Industries,” said Steve Rosen, Co-CEO of Resilience Capital Partners. “Winning the award for
Restructuring Deal of the Year among the seven other transactions that were nominated is a nice
accomplishment for our team.”
The Gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A Dealmakers and was held
in conjunction with the 2015 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 400 of the industry’s leading M&A
professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 35 M&A, media, academic, and
stalwarts. In addition to the announcement of the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards winners, the 2015
Leadership Award winners – Peter S. Kaufman, President and Head of Restructuring and Distressed
M&A, Gordian Group; Randall S. Eisenberg, Managing Director, AlixPartners; J. Scott Victor, Founder
and Managing Director, SSG Capital Advisors; Jim Bunn, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment
Banking, Raymond James; and Bob Profusek, Partner and Head of M&A, Jones Day – were inducted into
The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.
For a complete list of the winners please CLICK HERE.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Resilience seeks to invest in niche‐oriented manufacturing,
distribution, and business service companies located in the United States with sustainable market
positions and a clear path to cash flow improvement. Resilience targets platform businesses with $25
million to $250 million in revenues across a broad range of industries where it believes it can improve a
company’s operations, competitive positioning and profitability. Since its founding in 2001, Resilience has
invested in 49 companies under 26 platforms. Its portfolio companies today employ more than 7,000
people in 15 states and collectively represent over $2 billion in revenues. For more information, please
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1 An application fee applies to all nominations for the M&A Advisor Awards