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Vedder Thinking | News Venu Talanki Receives 40 Under 40 Award from M&A Advisor

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Venu Talanki, a Shareholder in Vedder Price's Finance & Transactions group, was recently honored by the M&A Advisor in the legal advisor category of the 4th Annual 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards.

The 2013 winners were chosen from a national pool of prominent nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders. On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the M&A Advisor will host a black tie awards gala in New York City in conjunction with the Emerging Leaders Summit—an exclusive event that brings together industry leaders to report on current trends in corporate development and celebrate the up-and-coming M&A, financing and turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success in the industry before the age of 40.

Mr. Talanki focuses his legal practice in the areas of finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He advises financial institutions, private equity funds and corporate borrowers in a broad array of finance transactions, including leveraged, asset-based, cash flow, mezzanine, second lien, real estate and bankruptcy-related lending transactions. He also counsels lenders and borrowers in restructurings and workouts of distressed companies. He has significant experience in private equity-sponsored acquisition financings.

About the M&A Advisor

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, the organization created its annual awards program to promote mentorship and professional development among emerging business leaders. To learn more, visit


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