Andrew Ruff, TGG President and CFO, Announced as Finalist for Advisor of the Year Awards
TGG is proud to announce that Andrew Ruff has been selected as a finalist for Advisor of the Year 2016. This award acknowledges local middle market mergers and acquisitions professionals who have significantly contributed to the successful sale, expansion or recapitalization of their clients’ companies. Select winners will be invited as featured speakers at subsequent events, including the November Association for Corporate Growth conference “The Deals Behind the Advisor of the Year.”
Judges assessed finalists on their professional contribution in the sale, expansion or recapitalization of their clients’ companies. Led by former Broadcom Chairman John Major and Histogen founder and CEO Gail Naughton, judges included representatives of UCSD’s Rady School of Management, CSU San Marcos’ School of Business, and the La Jolla Institute, as well as several entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated the M&A process.
Awards categories include: sell-side legal representation in a sale to a public company and / or private company; long-term strategic exit planning; financial and tax strategy and structuring of a deal; buy-side legal representation; advice for internal and/or external transition; growth capital design and execution; buy-side and / or sell-side services by an investment banker or broker; sell-side financial preparation for sale by a CPA firm; and pre-transaction estate planning.
About Advisor of the Year
Advisor of the Year is a not-for-profit unincorporated community association that hosts an annual awards event to recognize and celebrate local advisors who provide extraordinary service and value to owners of middle market companies in the sale, expansion or recapitalization of their companies. The organization also conducts educational workshops and commissions primary research on business and financial trends that affect advisors and their clients.