Melcap Partners Wins Two M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

MA Advisor Award Winner

December 21, 2017Wadsworth, OHThe M&A Advisor has announced the winners of the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards in each of the categories of Restructuring of the Year, Transaction of the Year, Refinancing of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Firm of the Year, Turnaround Product/Service of the Year, and Professional of the Year.

MelCap Partners, LLC (“MelCap Partners”) was named a winner for both the Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year and the Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year categories for its involvement in the sale of Falcon Transport Co. to CounterPoint Capital Partners. The awards will be presented at a Black-Tie Gala on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL.

“Winners of the Turnaround Awards represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor.

“In an environment that is increasingly demanding of its professionals, we have recognized the leading transactions, firms, and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize MelCap Partners and bestow upon them our highest honor for distressed investing and reorganization firms and professionals,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder, The M&A Advisor.

“We are honored and humbled to be recognized by The M&A Advisor in its annual Turnaround Awards. The Falcon Transport transaction was extremely challenging, but in the end, we were able to successfully sell the business to CounterPoint. I would like to thank all of the members of the deal teams for both sides — it was clearly a team effort,” said Al Melchiorre, President & Founder of MelCap Partners.

The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2018 Distressed Investing Summit. The Summit will take place March 20–22 and will feature 225 of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of restructuring industry stalwarts and business media experts. The Mar-a-Lago Club will be the host for the opening night reception. Palm Beach’s exclusive Colony Hotel will be home to the Symposium, Awards Celebrations, the attendee-favorite Closing Party, and “The Power of Change” Workshop with Campbell Macpherson. Click here for an event profile.

View a complete list of the award winners here.

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.

About The M&A Advisor

Now in its 20th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry’s leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world’s premier leadership organization for merger and acquisition, restructuring, and corporate finance professionals — delivering a range of integrated services from offices in New York and London. Learn more here.

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.