Press Release

The M&A Advisor 2015 Leadership Award presented to J. Scott Victor

Philadelphia, PA—February 24, 2015―SSG Capital Advisors, LLC (“SSG”), a leading independent special situations investment bank, today announced that J. Scott Victor received The M&A Advisor 2015 Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the restructuring industry and was presented during the 9th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala on February 23 in Palm Beach, Florida.

Also recognized with Leadership Awards, were Peter S. Kaufman, President and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A at Gordian Group, and Randall S. Eisenberg, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Turnaround & Restructuring Services practice at AlixPartners. “We are honored to present Peter S. Kaufman, Randall S. Eisenberg, and J. Scott Victor with the M&A Advisor Leadership Award for their contributions to the restructuring industry,” stated David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “These three individuals have and continue to set the bar for restructuring professionals worldwide.”

A nationally recognized leader in the restructuring industry for over 30 years, J. Scott Victor has completed over 150 sale, refinancing and restructuring transactions in North America and Europe. Scott is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, and the 2015 President of TMA Global. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the New York Institute of Credit. He received the 2013 TMA Global Outstanding Individual Contributor Award and was named one of the Top 100 Restructuring Advisors by Global M&A Network in 2014.

“It is a tremendous honor to receive this award and to join the company of previous recipients, all of whom are widely recognized as industry leaders,” said Victor. “I would also like to congratulate Peter and Randy in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments.”
Separately, SSG Capital Advisors was named the Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year during the Turnaround Awards Gala. The firm also received the Restructuring of the Year Award ($500 Million to $1 Billion) for its role in the restructuring of FriendFinder Networks, and the Refinancing Deal of the Year Award for its role in the reorganization of an exit financing facility for Cooper-Booth Wholesale Company, L.P.

About SSG Capital Advisors
SSG Capital Advisors is an independent boutique investment bank that assists middle-market companies and their stakeholders in completing special situation transactions. We provide our clients with comprehensive investment banking services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private placements, financial restructurings, valuations, litigation and strategic advisory. SSG has a proven track record of closing over 250 transactions in North America and Europe and is one of the leaders in the industry.
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