BCMS advised deal announced as finalist for the 7th annual international M&A awards


BCMS is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Tew Engineering Ltd by L.B. Foster Company has been announced as a finalist in the 7th Annual International M&A Awards. The transaction, which is nominated for the Corporate / Strategic Acquisition of the Year (Over $50mm – $100mm) award category, was managed by international M&A advisor BCMS’s Major Transactions team (acting for the shareholders of Tew Engineering Ltd).

An independent panel of judges will deliberate on the finalists before selecting the overall winners, with the results announced at the 7th Annual International M&A Awards Gala on Tuesday, April 28th at the New York Athletic Club.

Other categories being hotly contested include Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Cross Border Restructuring Deal of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Sector Deals of the Year, Regional Deals of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Service of the Year and M&A Professional of the Year.

David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor, comments: “In 2014, we witnessed the return of M&A volumes to pre-crisis levels and with that an unprecedented transformation of local market firms and dealmakers into global M&A experts whose intimate knowledge and expertise in the cultural, financial and legal arenas are redefining our industry.

“We are honoured to be able to celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals and to recognize the contribution that the 2015 award finalists have made in the global M&A market,” adds Fergusson.

In 2014, a BCMS led deal also won the Corporate / Strategic Acquisition – Deal of the Year award, which was presented by The M&A Advisor and Bloomberg at the inaugural European Dealmakers’ Awards, presented in London.

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