World’s most prestigious, the independently governed 10th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards exclusively honors excellence from the restructuring, distressed investing, insolvency, special situations M&A transactions and turnaround communities in the categories of best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, influential professionals, and legendary leaders.

PRESTIGE: Winning the awards equates to achieving the “Gold Standard of Performance” endorsement, validating excellence, and preeminent status in the local, regional, and global markets since the winners are selected independently on “transaction turnaround performance metrics”, firm expertise and team leadership.

10th ANNUAL GALA CELEBRATION: Winners are officially honored at the privately hosted gala and dinner – a gathering of highly respected and influential professionals. Award recipients must attend the gala ceremony to accept their treasured winner trophy.

Kindly contact us if you have questions and we look forward to celebrating your successes.
HOST & YOUR CONTACT: Global M&A Network Team.

GAIN ADVANTAGE: Engage in the tradition of excellence by nominating your top transactions, professionals, firm or leaders. There are no fees to nominate and you can nominate in as many categories as applicable on behalf of your organization, colleagues or clients. Significantly, nominee’s gain advantage of being considered first, and notified early regarding their winner status.

ELIGIBILITY: Transactions must be above $5 million and closed in the timeframe: January 31, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

The coveted award is presented to c-level executives in admiration of their leadership qualities in guiding turnaround and growth of their organizations, as well as contributions made in their respective industry and economy. Significantly, the award validates the recipient’s company and team. As always, the award recipient must attend the gala ceremony to accept their trophy.

Corporate Leadership Achievement Award Turnaround & Restructuring Leadership Award
Distressed Investor Leadership Achievement Award Women Leadership Achievement Award
Turnaround of the Year Cross Border Turnaround of the Year
Corporate Turnaround of the Year Private Equity Turnaround of the Year
Out of Court Restructuring of the Year Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year
Cross-Border Distressed M&A Deal of the Year Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year
Basic Resources (includes mining, chemicals.) Healthcare (includes pharma, care facilities.)
Consumer (includes goods, services, retail, food.) Industrials (includes manufacturing, B to B.)
Energy (includes utilities.) Real Estate and Hospitality
Financial Services Tech, Telecom, Entertainment (includes media.)
Private Equity Firm Restructuring Investment Bank
Global Distressed Investor Restructuring Law Firm
Turnaround Consultant Valuations Firm
Creditor Investment Bank Creditors Law Firm
Crisis Communications Firm Lender
Corporate Turnaround Team of the Year Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year
Private Equity Turnaround Team of the Year Restructuring Lawyer of the Year
Turnaround Consultant of the Year

LEADERSHIP and DEAL TEAM AWARD WINNERS, Trophy Presentation Policy: The individual award recipient must attend the gala ceremony to personally accept their uniquely engraved trophy on behalf of the company and deal team.

TRANSACTION AWARD WINNERS, Trophy Presentation Policy.
Note: It is the transaction that wins. Since each transaction has many advisors, following is the order of trophy presentation:

  1. Nominees gain advantage. If you nominated for the winning deal, then you will be awarded the prized winner trophy at the gala ceremony. Please be sure the deal leader or the deal team member is accepting the award on behalf of the winning transaction; followed by
  2. Corporate or private equity firm. Per policy, we always notify the restructured organization; followed by
  3. Primary financial, legal, consultant advisors to the debtor; followed by
  4. Primary financial, legal, consultant advisor to the creditor committee; followed by
  5. Secondary, debtor advisor followed by secondary creditor advisors.
  6. Please note, we only present the winner trophy at the gala to deal team members. If a firm is winning multiple transaction awards, please be sure to confirm the team members for the respective transaction awards for the gala dinner to accept their winner trophy. If deal leader or team member is unable to attend, kindly contact us for info.

FIRM AWARD WINNERS, Trophy Presentation Policy: Firm representatives can accept the trophy on behalf of their organization.

COLLECTIBLE TROPHY: The coveted trophies are made of high-quality crystal, weighs nearly three pounds, is individually engraved and yes, they are breakable. Signature blue boxes are available for safe transport. We do not ship trophies.

TROPHY PURCHASE: Only firms’ who have accepted their winner trophy at the gala are eligible to buy additional trophies on behalf of their colleagues, clients, or multiple transaction wins.