NEW YORK, July 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sarah Frankel has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 M&A Advisor's Emerging Leaders Award.  Winners were selected by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders and Sarah was chosen for her accomplishments and unique expertise in the restructuring space.

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“I have dedicated my career to serving the needs of my colleagues and peers and to be recognized by them is humbling and a wonderful honor,” said Sarah.  “The members of the 40 Under 40 and Emerging Leaders club of the last seven years is an incredible list and one I am thrilled to now be part of!”

“The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards was born as the 40 Under 40 Awards in the United States in 2010 to recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, financing and turnaround professionals who had reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community. With the expansion of the Emerging Leaders program to the United Kingdom and Europe in 2016, the 2017 US award winners join a truly global network of outstanding young professionals,” said David Fergusson, president and co-CEO of The M&A Advisor.

Sarah has previously been selected by the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation as their annual Rising Star.  the525group, a restructuring focused recruiting firm founded and run by Sarah, was also recently named Best National Legal Recruiter by the National Law Journal.

To view the complete list of this year’s Emerging Leaders Award Winners, please CLICK HERE.

Sarah Frankel brings industry knowledge, relationships and a personal touch to the recruiting experience. Sarah established the525group to help companies identify the very best people for their teams while helping professionals find a team that plays to their strengths and supports their ambitions. The firm focuses exclusively on professionals in and from the restructuring space and allows Sarah to serve her vast network of bankruptcy and restructuring industry relationships worldwide.

the525group, LLC
Headquartered in the heart of Manhattan, the525group designs tailored talent-sourcing strategies and supports the recruitment needs for junior- to senior-executive level positions for a variety of professional service firms and companies within the bankruptcy and restructuring community.

Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor was the first dedicated media company to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions. As the world’s premier think tank and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, the firm provides a range of integrated services including: The M&A Advisor Forums and Summits; The M&A Advisor Market Intelligence; M&A TV; The M&A Advisor Live; The M&A Advisor Awards; and The M&A Advisor Connects. To learn more about the company’s leadership services visit

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Sarah Frankel
the525group, LLC