CLEVELAND, OHIO, JULY 10, 2013 – Global M&A Network honored the winners from the global
restructuring, special situation M&A and turnaround communities in 59 award categories at the annual
gala ceremony held at the University Club of Chicago. Resilience Capital Partners was named Private
Equity Turnaround Firm of the Year and Resilience Capital Partners’ acquisition of Heavy Duty Division
from Vista Pro and integration with newly created Thermal Solutions Manufacturing was named
Industrial Manufacturing Turnaround of the Year (Mid Markets).
For 2013, 320 transactions were reviewed from the world-wide restructuring communities; from which
only 181 transactions were short-listed as finalists, and ultimately only 38 unique transactions won at
the 5th annual awards gala ceremony held on the evening of June 25, 2013. The winners are selected
independently based on identifiable performance criteria.
“It is an honor to be chosen Private Equity Turnaround Firm of the Year, and for our acquisition of
Thermal Solutions Manufacturing. It’s very gratifying to be recognized for an active year 2012,” said
Bassem Mansour, Co-CEO of Resilience Capital Partners.
Resilience Capital Partners
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Resilience Capital Partners invests in niche-oriented manufacturing
and business service companies located in the Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic 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 29 companies under 21 platforms. Its portfolio companies today
employ more than 5,000 people in 14 states and collectively represent over $2 billion in revenues.
Resilience manages in excess of $320 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