Multiple Wins For Young Conaway In M&A Advisor’s 5th Annual Turnaround Awards

March 9, 2011Press Release


Young Conaway was well represented in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 9th, as The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the “2011 Turnaround Awards.” The event, hosted by Bloomberg TV anchor Carol Massar, honors the best of the turnaround, restructuring and distressed investing industry for 2011, including deal-teams, deal-makers, and firms “whose activities set the standard for the industry.”

The firm took top honors as Deal Team Members in the following deal categories:

  • Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (Upper Middle Market) – for the Chapter 11 Reorganization of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., et al. (M. Blake Cleary, Erin Edwards, Jamie Luton, Maris Finnegan)
  • Consumer and Retail Products ($100mm and under) – for the Sale of Trade Secret, Inc. (Joseph Barry, Kenneth Enos, Ryan Bartley, Andrew Magaziner, Cheryl Santaniello, and Douglas Coats)

The firm was also associated with a number of other winning matters including:

  • Debtors’ co-counsel in Flying J, Inc. (Pauline Morgan, Edmon Morton, Donald Bowman and Ryan Bartley)
  • Debtors' co-counsel in Sea Launch Company LLC (Joel Waite and Kenneth Enos)
  • Buyers’ co-counsel in Penn Traffic (Robert Brady and Joseph Barry)