CLEVELAND, OHIO, FEBRUARY 26, 2015– The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 9th Annual
Turnaround Awards on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the 2015 M&A Advisor Awards Gala to a lively, sold-out
crowd at the black tie affair at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL. Resilience Capital Partners was named 2014
Private Equity Firm of the Year.
“The award winners represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2014 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. “From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we have recognized
the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance.”
The nominations, representing over 250 participating companies, were judged by an independent jury of
industry experts.
“We are honored to be named 2014 Private Equity Firm of the Year. It’s very gratifying to be recognized
amongst our peers for an exceptional year,” said Bassem Mansour, Co-CEO of Resilience Capital Partners.
The awards gala was held in conjunction with the 2015 M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Summit featuring 200
of the industry’s leading professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by a faculty of
restructuring industry stalwarts and Bloomberg media experts.
Resilience Capital Partners
Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, Resilience Capital Partners invests in niche-oriented manufacturing and
business service companies located in the United States with sustainable market positions and a clear path to
cash flow improvement. Resilience targets platform businesses with $25 million to $250 million in revenues
across a broad range of industries where it can improve a company’s operations, competitive positioning and
profitability. Since its founding in 2001, Resilience Capital has invested in 41 companies under 23 platforms. Its
portfolio companies today employ more than 7,000 people in more than 15 states and collectively represent
over $2 billion in revenues. Resilience manages in excess of $620 million for its global investor base which
includes pension funds, insurance companies, foundations and endowments, fund of funds, wealth managers,
and investment consultants. For more information, please visit
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