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Bracewell Financial Restructuring Practice Wins Three M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

February 6, 2012

HOUSTON — Bracewell & Giuliani LLP was recognized in three categories at the M&A Advisor’s Sixth Annual Turnaround Awards.  For its work representing 90+ international investors and lenders owed more than $3 billion in the asset sale and restructuring of Australia-based Centro Properties Group, one of the world's largest shopping mall/center developers and operators, Bracewell was named co-recipient of the following awards:

*Turnaround of the Year (Large Market)
*Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Upper Middle Market)
*Real Estate Deal of the Year ($500 Million and Over)

“The award winners represent the best of the turnaround, restructuring and distressed investing industry in 2011 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor.

The Turnaround Awards Gala, held on January 31 in West Palm Beach, Fla., honored deal teams, dealmakers, and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 160 nominees representing more than 250 companies were finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.