Now in its 12th year, the 2018 Distressed Investing Summit featuring the Annual Turnaround Awards will bring together the industry’s leading professionals for an exclusive “Think Tank Forum” symposium and honor the accomplishments of the top distressed investing, restructuring and turnaround practitioners and firms. The Mar-A-Lago Club will be the host for our opening night reception and Palm Beach’s exclusive Colony Hotel will be home to the Symposium, Awards Gala and our infamous Closing Party.


M&A Advisor Connects™
One-on-One Meetings

TUESDAY MARCH 20 | 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
The Colony Hotel

Think of The M&A Advisor as the ultimate matchmaker and our one-on-one meetings as “speed dating” for the M&A professional. We connect legal and investment advisors, private equity firms, corporate acquirers, policy makers and consultants through pre-scheduled one-on-one appointments to maximize their exposure to deals, capital, and services. This exclusive transaction and financing program helps participants build strategic partnerships and gain access to resources and tools to enhance business.

Picture100Opening Cocktail Reception

TUESDAY, MARCH 20 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mar-A-Lago Club

The Summit’s “Opening Cocktail Reception” will be hosted at the famed Mar-A-Lago Club, one of the most highly regarded private lairs in the world and the new Winter White House. On 20 acres of perfectly landscaped ocean view gardens, Mar-a-Lago is considered the crown jewel of Palm Beach and a landmark in the National Register of Historic Places.

Picture1The Symposium

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Colony

Over the past decade, The M&A Advisor’s annual independent “Think Tank” for restructuring, recapitalization, and business reorganizations has become the gathering place for industry leaders to:

Inform Share wisdom and war stories. Engage your peers, the other industry leaders.
Debate Challenge convention. Be heard in the interactive think tank symposium.
Network Be social. Its easy when you’re pool-side at Mar-A-Lago and The Colony.
Promote Demonstrate your prowess. The leading media are there and listening.
Celebrate Raise a glass. Toast the winners of the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards.

In our interactive roundtable format, delegates will participate with their peers - investors, advisors, adjudicators, media, and academics, in the dialogue about the key issues in our industry.

Picture2212th Annual Turnaround Awards

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 | 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
The Colony

The 12th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards, the benchmark for restructuring excellence, will recognize the leading distressed M&A transactions, restructuring, refinancing, products and services, firms and professionals in the United States and international markets. In addition to celebrating the accomplishments of the top performers of the year, the Awards will recognize the 2018 Lifetime Achievement and Leadership Award winners. The evening features an Awards Gala Reception, Dinner, and our infamous Closing Party.

To view the press release announcing the 2018 Awards Winners Click Here.

The Power of Change
An Exclusive Workshop for Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals

THURSDAY, MARCH 22 | 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
The Colony

Join bestselling author and leading change management authority, Campbell Macpherson for an exclusive M&A Advisor Workshop from 8:30am – 12:30pm, March 22.

Change has never been more prevalent or more relevant than it is today. Our societies are changing; our workplaces are changing; our lives are changing – more rapidly than ever before. As restructuring, bankruptcy and turnaround professionals, you are in a unique position to take on an expanded role as a “Catalyst for Change” for yourself, your company and your industry. Your professional expertise has never been more important than it will be in our immediate future. Click Here to learn more.

  • Where

  • The Colony Hotel
    155 Hammon Avenue
    Palm Beach, Florida 33480

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