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June 29, 2017

M&A Advisor Names Matt Stewart, Elliott Tapp Emerging Leaders Awards Winners

NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 — The M&A Advisor has named King & Spalding partner Matt Stewart and senior associate Elliott Tapp as among the winners of its annual Emerging Leaders Awards.

The awards “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 M&A Advisor, a dedicated media company that offers insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions.

The 2017 award winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community. An independent judging panel evaluated and selected winners.

Stewart, who is based in King & Spalding’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices, focuses on the technology, media, telecommunications, and healthcare sectors. He advises private equity firms, growth equity and venture capital investors, and private and publicly-traded companies on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, and financing transactions. He has advised on more than 200 M&A and growth equity deals that represent $30 billion in transaction value for leading strategic acquirers and private equity and venture capital firms.

Tapp, who is based in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office, focuses on representing public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, in connection with a wide variety of corporate, transactional and strategic advisory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, activist defense and other investment-related activities. A significant component of his practice has involved complex cross-border and distressed transactions.

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