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May 21, 2015
Cindi Giglio and Shaun Reader of Curtis Honored as 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders by M&A Advisor


New York, NY – May 20, 2015 - Cindi Giglio and Shaun Reader of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP have been selected as winners of the M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards in the Legal Advisor category.  Ms. Giglio is counsel in the firm's Restructuring & Insolvency practice while Mr. Reader is counsel in the Investment Management group.  Both are based in Curtis' New York office.

Ms. Giglio and Mr. Reader were chosen for their "accomplishments and expertise" from a pool of nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

"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."

M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan on June 29 to introduce Ms. Giglio, Mr. Reader and the other 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.

  • CINDI GIGLIO focuses her practice on a comprehensive range of bankruptcy issues, including both litigation-oriented and transactional work. She is experienced in out-of-court restructurings, complex Chapter 11 cases, and liquidations and acquisitions of debt and assets.  Ms. Giglio has taken a lead role in Curtis' ongoing representation of Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., one of the most significant Chapter 11 filings in history. 

  • SHAUN READER concentrates on the international and domestic legal aspects of professional investment management. In additional to advising clients on ongoing regulatory and compliance matter, he also screens, structures and forms U.S. and offshore investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and venture capital funds.  In the past two years, Shaun Reader has helped develop, market and launch complex private equity fund structures and products that have raised more than $3.3 billion in capital and commitments from investors.

The M&A Advisor presents and recognizes leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, and facilitates connections between them with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™, M&A DEALS, MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™.  More information is available at

Curtis is a leading international law firm providing a broad range of services to clients around the world.  The firm operates through 17 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Central and East Asia.  For more information about Curtis, please visit

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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a New York limited liability partnership with affiliated partnerships and entities operating in the United States, Argentina, China, England & Wales, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Oman, Turkey, Turkmenistan and United Arab Emirates.

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