Kirkland won "Turnaround Deal of the Year" and "Divestiture Deal of the Year" at the 2011 Turnaround Awards for the Firm's work on the Chapter 11 of Flying J. The awards were announced on Monday, March 7, at The Colony in Palm Beach, Florida.
The Turnaround Awards honor deal teams, dealmakers and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 137 finalists in 31 categories were chosen. An independent body of experts that span the M&A industry determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.