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Emerging Leaders Awards - EMEA 2017

Wed Sep 13, 2017
18:30 - 00:00
Andaz Liverpool Street, 40 Liverpool St, London, EC2M 7QN

The M&A Advisor, in partnership with Shard Financial Media are hosting the 2nd Emerging Leaders Awards – EMEA, supported by ACG.

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The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created the Emerging Leaders Awards recognition programme in the US in 2010 to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging leaders of our industry.


Seven years on, and The M&A Advisor, in partnership with Shard Media Group are hosting the 2nd Emerging Leaders Awards – EMEA.


Entries have now closed but if you have any questions about your entries, the entry process or about the awards itself, please contact our awards specialist Clara Barros.


Shard Financial Media, owner of Credit Strategy, entered into a joint venture with The M&A Advisor in 2016 to continue its expansion into the EMEA region.


The M&A Advisor is the preeminent organisation recognising excellence thought leadership and facilitating connections among the world’s leading deal making professionals.


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Speakers announced: View All

Speakers announced:

John Kiely

Managing Director

Ian Jamieson

Chief Executive
Jamieson Corporate Finance

Zoe Clements

Partner Impact Fund

Luke Broadhurst

Managing Director
Shard Media Group

Alistair Stewart

Managing Director
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Eleanor Shanks

Proskauer Rose

Robin Johnson

Eversheds Sutherland


Click here to view our past Emerging Leaders Award winners


Previous Winners

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Investing in Emerging Leaders Awards is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of your brand in front of a discerning audience.


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Reasons to sponsor the awards:

  • Generate new leads and business within the industry through excellent networking opportunities
  • Increase brand awareness
  • Influence key contacts
  • Meet new prospects
  • Demonstrate services and products to potential purchasers from across the industry

To sponsor please contact Ben today on 020 7940 4803 or email him here to discuss the opportunities with this niche audience.


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5 key reasons why you can’t afford to miss out!

  1. Gain significant brand exposure pre- and post-event through our extensive marketing coverage
  2. Make direct contact with new prospects
  3. Establish your presence in the market, or consolidate your position as a leading provider
  4. Strengthen existing business relationships by catching up with your contacts face-to-face
  5. Sponsor with confidence; Credit Strategy has over 17 years’ experience in running conferences for the credit market


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The Forum

The Emerging Leaders Forum is the only forum dedicated to the future decision makers and those who’ll be the driving force of change for years to come within the private equity region in EMEA.

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Emerging Leaders Forum - EMEA

You will have a chance to meet the brightest and best dealmakers, legal experts, banking professionals and the future private equity decision makers.


Industry veterans and senior executives will be sharing war stories and case studies around:

  • Excelling in M&A
  • Becoming a Leader
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The 2nd Annual Emerging Leaders Awards - EMEA, will celebrate the accomplishments of M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals, whose significant level of success while still under the age of  40, establishes them as the industry’s emerging leaders.


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The 2017 awards programme will feature winners in each of the following five categories:

  1. Dealmaker

  1. Legal Professional

  1. Service Professional

  1. Marketing, Communication and Business Development Professional

  1. Corporate Development Executive

The judge’s will be looking for evidence in all of the below areas:

  1. Nominee’s career accomplishments
  2. Nominee’s professional expertise
  3. Nominee’s community and/or charitable activity
  4. Nominee’s unique circumstances

Professionals born after June 1977 and are active in the M&A, Financing or Turnaround industries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa were eligible to enter.


Entries have now closed but if you have any questions about your nominations, the entry process or about the awards itself, please contact our awards specialist Clara Barros.




An independent committee of M&A, Financing and Turnaround industry business leaders will judge all nominations. These judges will evaluate the nominees’ career accomplishments and professional expertise. Consideration will also be given to community service, philanthropic endeavours and any unique circumstances.

Judging criteria:

  • Nominee’s career accomplishments - 40% of score
  • Nominee’s professional expertise – 30% of score
  • Nominee’s community and/or charitable activity – 20% of score
  • Nominee’s unique circumstances – 10% of score


The M&A Advisor and its independent judges will maintain the strictest confidentiality possible for all sensitive details provided. Nomination forms will not be publicised. Upon the selection of award winners, only the candidates’ names, titles, firm name, photograph and submitted biography will be publicised.


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Want to know more about the awards or wish to book? Simply give us a call.


020 7940 4835


Or, click the book now button below and a member of the booking team will be in touch within 24 hours.


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Super early bird – until 12 July

Full table: £3,395

Half table: £1,795
Single ticket: £395

Early bird - until 28 August

Full table: £4,295

Half table: £2,295

Single ticket: £495


Standard - from 13 September

Full table: £5,095

Half table: £2,695

Single ticket: £595


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