Harter Secrest & Emery Wins Award for “Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $1b)” at the 2022 Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE), a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that it was awarded the Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $1B) at the 2022 Annual M&A Advisor Awards ceremony for the merger of Tops Markets and The Golub Corporation (the parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32).

“The award recipients represent the best in the M&A industry this past year and earned these honors by standing out in a group of extremely impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder of The M&A Advisor. “From lower middle market to multi-billion-dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of achievement.”

“We are honored to be recognized among such an elite group of professionals, who are all dedicated to excellence in the M&A field,” said Craig S. Wittlin, who led the deal team and serves as HSE’s Managing Partner. “We appreciate the opportunity that this recognition provides to spotlight the successful, and truly strategic, combination of two industry-leading companies, and the HSE team of sophisticated attorneys committed to helping our client achieve this significant objective.”

Gregory Coughlin (left) accepting the award

The 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala was held on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at The New York Athletic Club in New York City. HSE Corporate Partner Gregory J. Coughlin, who played a leadership role on the deal team, accepted the award at a sold-out event. Over 350 nominees, representing over 500 companies, were award finalists in this year’s program.

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