The mergers & acquisitions magazine Acquisition International has awarded Harter Secrest & Emery LLP with its M&A Award for USA Leading Dealmaker in the Platinum Equity/ISS business category.
The deal that won the award was the sale of Eastman Kodak’s image sensor solutions business to a Platinum Equity portfolio company. Thomas R. Anderson headed the HSE team that included Cathy Kaman Ryan, Christine M. Ballard and Jennifer L.Wright.
Anderson, who also heads the firm’s mergers & acquisitions practice group, noted that his team had an especially active 2011, serving as lead transaction counsel for a number of institutional clients, including Health Management Associates, Arthur J. Gallagher, Cascades Canada, Warwick Valley Telephone, Transcat, private equity fund sponsor DeltaPoint Capital Management and other private companies.
“Our transaction team brings hands-on involvement by experienced partners, efficient staffing, a pragmatic focus on our client’s objectives and a regional law firm’s rate structure,” Anderson said in a release.