NEW YORK – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards, and 14 of them are Indian-American professionals.  The 2017 Award Winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging leaders the M&A  industry.

“The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards was born as the 40 Under 40 Awards in the United States in 2010 to recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who had reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community. With the expansion of the Emerging Leaders program to the United Kingdom, and Europe in 2016, the 2017 US award winners join a truly global network of outstanding young professionals,” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor.

Sid Khosla (Photo: Linkedin)

The Indian-American award recipients include:

Vineet Asthana, Managing Director, Berkery Noyes

Sri Geedipali, Senior Director, Simanor, LLC

Neil Gupta, Director, SSG Capital Advisors

Amit Kakkar, Senior Associate, Ballard Spahr

Sid Khosla, Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

Sachin Kohli, Partner, Merger and Acquisitions, Weil Goshal & Manager, LLP

Karthik Krishnamurthy, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Anshu Pasricha, Shareholder, Kaley Jessen PC, LLD

Sanjay Patel, Managing Director, Raymond James

Bhavin Patel, Co-Founder and Director, Clearsight Advisors

Raghav Rao, Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

Ketan Shah, Managing Director, PJT Partners

Simon Singh, Senior Manager, Deliotte Consulting

Anupama Yerramali, Special Counsel, Kramer, Levin Naftalis & Frankel.

“It is our belief that the Emerging Leader Award winners will continue to have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. Through the support of business, philanthropic, academic and personal development experts, we are establishing a connected “leadership community” with the mandate to empower these successful young professionals to improve the life experiences of others through their career,” said Fergusson.

On Tuesday, September 19th, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to introduce the Emerging Leaders Award Winners to the business community and celebrate their achievements.

THE M&A ADVISOR Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor was the first dedicated media company to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions. As the world’s premier think tank and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, the firm provides a range of integrated services including: The M&A Advisor Forums and Summits; The M&A Advisor Market Intelligence; M&A.TV.; The M&A Advisor Live; The M&A Advisor Awards; and The M&A Advisor Connects.

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