Boston, MA - November 15, 2012 – L.E.K. Consulting was named a finalist in the Professional Services Firm of the Year category for the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The M&A Advisor received 423 nominations, representing more than 600 companies, for the 2012 award.

L.E.K. has been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and the independent panel of judges will now focus their attention on the challenging task of selecting the ultimate award winners.

The winners for the M&A Deal of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year, Restructuring of the Year, Deal Financing of the Year, Firms of the Year, M&A Product/Services of the Year and Dealmaker of the Year categories will be announced at the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 11th at the New York Athletic Club in New York, New York.

“While this has certainly been another tumultuous year in both the international and domestic M&A markets, we are very encouraged by the persistence of the leading dealmakers and the volume of creative transactions that have been engineered by M&A professionals on all continents,” says Roger Aguinaldo, CEO and Founder of The M&A Advisor. “For its achievements, L.E.K. Consulting is to be commended.”

About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Founded nearly 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 profes¬sionals in 20 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. L.E.K. advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries – including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns.

Private Equity firms have turned to L.E.K. to identify and evaluate attractive acquisitions, help their portfolio companies reach their full value potential and assist with successful exits. L.E.K. has a specialized expertise serving PE and financial spon¬sor firms, and we leverage our industry sector practices to provide deep industry experience throughout the life cycle of investing in an asset. In addition, our international reach provides local insights from L.E.K.’s teams operating in-region to support portfolio companies that are evaluat¬ing targets across geographies.

A detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards is attached. For more information, please visit at or contact The M&A Advisor at 718 997 7900. To learn more about the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala, please CLICK HERE.

About The M&A Advisor
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