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Salus Capital’s Shonak Receives 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Award

September 18, 2013, 07:00 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards on Wednesday, July 24th. Salus Capital's Kyle C. Shonak was named a winner for the Dealmaker Category.

Kyle is a Senior Vice President, Manager of Special Opportunities at Salus Capital Partners. Kyle focuses on recognizing and mitigating risks associated with deals being restructured, in bankruptcy, or are criticized assets while identifying and reacting to the needs of the borrowers. Prior to joining Salus, Kyle was a Vice President, Special Assets at Textron Financial where he was the officer in charge of developing legal and business strategy in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, receivership and out-of-court restructurings, as well as acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Prior to Textron, Kyle held positions in Underwriting at TD Bank and UPS Capital. He also previously owned and managed two family businesses, PFXC, LLC dba Alibis and Celtic Pub, Inc. Kyle holds a B.B.A in Finance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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

Kyle has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of international nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

“Receiving this prestigious award is certainly humbling. We are only as good as the team we work with and the organization that supports us," said Shonak. "I am so very fortunate to work with a team of bright, creative and highly skilled professionals where we all have the privilege of working for an incredible Company and an experienced leader in Andy Moser.”

On Tuesday, October 1st, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, in conjunction with the 2013 Emerging Leaders’ Summit – an exclusive event pairing 40 Under 40winners together with their mentors and other stalwarts, to introduce the 40 Under 40 Award Winners to the business community and celebrate their achievements.

“In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries,” said David Fergusson, President of The M&A Advisor. “It is our belief that this group of accomplished women and men will have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. And it is our great pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another”.

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