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Nishant Machado Wins Top Service Provider Award from the M&A Advisor

August 7, 2013

Managing Director Nishant Machado

Mackinac Partners is pleased to announce that Nishant Machado, a Managing Director for the Company, has been presented with a top “Service Provider” accolade from M&A Advisor’s Annual “40 Under 40 Recognition Awards” held in late July.   He was announced as one of the winners in his category among several competing individuals and firms for his efforts on several fronts over the last year including the successful restructuring and sales transaction involving Pacific Monarch Resorts.

The M&A Advisor, a globally renowned organization recognized for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders. The 2013 40 Under 40 Award Winners were chosen for their accomplishments and contribution from a pool of prominent nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders (

“We are very proud of this distinction and Nishant’s well-deserved recognition,” said Jim Weissenborn, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Mackinac Partners.  “He is an extremely talented and experienced young professional. Nishant continues to demonstrate great leadership and dependability in our ever changing complex work environments.”  Nishant has extensive business, finance and restructuring experience including positions as interim COO, Lead Restructuring Advisor and senior financial officer for turnaround clients and public and private corporations. He is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor with experience that covers several industry sectors including financial services, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, food and beverage, consumer products and real estate.