The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards on Monday, May 18th. Carl Monje, Director of West Monroe Partners’ Los Angeles Mergers & Acquisitions practice was named a winner for the Service Area Category. He has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.
The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.
Monje serves as a strategic advisor to middle-market corporate executives and leading private equity investors in the healthcare, consumer goods, multi-channel retail, manufacturing, distribution, food and beverage, and financial services industries. His areas of expertise span the transaction lifecycle and include merger & acquisition strategy, transaction due diligence, corporate divestitures, post-merger integration, and IT assessment & strategy.
In his current role, Carl leads West Monroe’s West Coast M&A practice working with private equity and strategic buyers to perform pre-transaction IT and operational due diligence which focuses on transaction risks, synergies, integration, or divestiture costs. He also performs post-transaction integration and carve-out execution activities. To date, Carl has served as an advisor on more than 175 merger, acquisition, and carve-out transactions.
“Over the course of Carl’s tenure are West Monore he has proven to be a compelling and impactful leader in the M&A space,” said Kevin McCarty, West Monroe’s President and CEO. “Carl has been instrumental in West Monroe’s growth as a trusted advisor to our clients – through pre-close and post- close valuation creation, Carl helps executives achieve their investment thesis.”
“In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “It is our belief that this group of accomplished women and men will have a significant effect on the advancement of our industry. And it is our great pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another”.
On Monday, June 29th, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan to introduce the 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Award Winners to the business community and celebrate their achievements. The Awards Gala is a feature of the 2015 Emerging Leaders Summit – an exclusive event pairing current and past 40 Under 40 winners together with their peers and industry stalwarts.
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