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EY People Advisory Services named winner of 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

New York, 12 December 2017

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The M&A Advisor announced Ernst & Young LLP People Advisory Services (PAS) as the winner of the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards at its 16th Annual award gala.

EY People Advisory Services Named Winner of 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

“We are honored to receive this award for our People Advisory Services team in the Service of the Year category. PAS was recognized for our work on three significant transactions in 2017. Our growing division looks forward to offering continued client service for transactions in mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and divestitures,” said George Brooks, Partner and EY Americas Leader, People Advisory Services.

“The award recipients represent the finest in the M&A industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor. “From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement.”

The 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala honored the professionals whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions. This year, more than 280 nominees, representing more than 650 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 29 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards which were revealed “Academy-Award style” at the gala in New York on November 13th.

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