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June 27, 2018

M&A Advisor Names John Anderson, Sawyer Duncan, Mathew Saur Emerging Leaders Awards Winners

NEW YORK, June 27, 2018 — M&A Advisor has honored King & Spalding associates John Anderson, Sawyer Duncan and Mathew Saur with Emerging Leaders Awards, which “recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who [have] reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community,” according to the publication.

The 2018 award winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community. The full list of honorees can be seen here.

Anderson is based in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office and advises on M&A matters. His practice focuses on representing strategic acquirers and private equity firms in acquisitions and dispositions in the technology, industrials, consumer and healthcare sectors.

Duncan, who is also based in Atlanta, represents publicly-traded and privately-held companies in M&A, capital raising activities, shareholder activist defense and general corporate governance matters. He also advises private equity funds and financial sponsors in connection with leveraged buyout transactions, dividend recapitalizations, and new platform acquisitions.

Saur is based in the firm’s New York office and advises private and publicly traded companies as well as family offices across the full spectrum of corporate and strategic matters, including M&A, corporate governance, activist defense and other complex transactions.

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