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K&L Gates Recognized on Two Distressed M&A Deal of the Year Awards

31 March 2023

K&L Gates has been recognized for its role on a pair of deals that received awards in the M&A Transaction Category of M&A Advisor’s annual Turnaround Awards, with the firm being honored for its representation of React Health in the purchase of Ventec Life Systems, Inc., in the Distressed M&A Deal of the Year ($25MM to $50MM) category and for its representation of the seller in the sale of Teligent in the Distressed M&A Deal of the Year ($50MM to $100MM) category.

The K&L Gates team that advised React Health was led by Austin partner Andrea Cunha and Dallas partners David Weitman and Josh Skora, while New York partner Whitney Smith led the K&L Gates team that advised Teligent.

The nominations, representing more than 100 participating companies, were judged by an independent panel of industry experts, with the awards presented in March.

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been recognizing achievement, providing thought leadership and connecting the elite professionals in turnarounds, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions both domestically in the United States and internationally.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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