Melcap Partners, LLC Receives Double Win at 13th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards

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July 2, 2021Wadsworth, OH — The Global M&A Network, a diversified media company and exclusive publisher of the popular dealmakers lists as well as host of numerous industry events, announced the winners of the 13th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards.

The Turnaround Atlas Awards are independently governed awards honoring the best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, professionals, and leaders from the global restructuring, insolvency, and distressed investing communities.

Winners of the industry’s most prestigious awards were presented at a virtual ceremony celebration on Tuesday, June 27, 2021. MelCap Partners, LLC (“MelCap Partners”) was named a winner for the Outstanding Restructuring Firm for Boutique Investment Banking Firm.

In addition, MelCap Partners served as exclusive investment banker in the sale of the Food Service Division of Homer Laughlin China Company to Steelite, a portfolio company of Arbor Investment. This transaction was recognized as a winner of the Out of Court Restructuring Deal of the Year – Small Markets award.

“The award validates excellence, diligent work of professionals and firms from the industry. Winners should take pride for effectuating successful restructurings, proving their creativity, expertise and differentiated talents, especially during the COVID-19 related circumstance,” said Shanta Kumari, CEO and Global Group Editor at Global M&A Network. MelCap Partners was chosen from over numerous firms and deals across the country.

“We remain honored and humbled to be recognized for these prestigious Turnaround Atlas awards. Like all of us, through 2020 and the first half of 2021, we have been presented with a number of unique challenges for our business and life. We have been blessed in so many ways, and I would again like to thank our clients and supporters for making these awards possible,” said Al Melchiorre, President & Founder of MelCap Partners.

View a list of all winners from the Turnaround Atlas Awards.

About Global M&A Network

Global M&A Network is a diversified media company and exclusive publisher of the popular “Top Dealmakers” lists. Global M&A Network also hosts industry forums and the world’s most prestigious “Atlas Awards” galas, serving the alternative investing, private equity, M&A, restructuring, transaction, and business communities worldwide. To learn more visit

About MelCap Partners, LLC

MelCap Partners ( is an investment banking advisory firm specializing in providing high-quality and innovative financial advisory services to middle-market companies. Services provided include merger, acquisition, and divestiture advisory services; the private placement of senior debt, subordinated/mezzanine debt, and equity capital; and general advisory services including business valuations, restructurings, and feasibility assessments. To assist MelCap Partners with securities-related transactions, the investment bankers of MelCap are Registered Principals/Agents of M&A Securities Group, Inc. (“MAS”), a FINRA broker-dealer firm. Learn more at

By Al Melchiorre

Al founded MelCap Partners in 2000, and is responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements from proposal through closing, developing business, reviewing offering memorandums and financial models, negotiating purchase agreements, and interacting with buyers and investors.