Kirkland won three awards at The M&A Advisor's 2012 Turnaround Awards. The Firm won "Energy Deal of the Year" for the reorganization of North American Petroleum Corporation USA, "Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year" for its work in the sale of operating assets of Point Blank Solutions to Sun Capital Partners, "Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year (Over $50 Million)" for its work in the out-of-court restructuring of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc.
The Turnaround Awards honor deal teams, dealmakers and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 160 finalists in 36 categories were chosen. An independent body of experts that span the M&A industry determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.