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LEGACY Receives 2013 M&A Deal of the Year Award

Portsmouth, NH, January 16th, 2014 – The M&A Advisor named LEGACY a Deal of the Year winner for the Acquisition of Vitran Corporation Inc.’s Supply Chain Operation (SCO) Division. The awards were announced at the M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 17th to a jubilant, sold-out crowd at the New York Athletic Club, New York, NY. The Vitran SCO sale to LEGACY won the top spot in the Retail Manufacturing/Distribution division for 2013.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transac­tions, companies and dealmakers. LEGACY Supply Chain Services was chosen from over 400 finalists to receive the award. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize LEGACY and bestow upon our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, President, The M&A Advisor.

“We are honored to win this award, and to be recognized alongside such an impressive list of respected fellow business leaders,” a LEGACY representative explained. “This acquisition opens up a wide range of new service offerings for our clients, especially in the retail and CPG markets, and the alignment of our two companies’ cultures has been seamless.”

“LEGACY Supply Chain Services represents the best of the M&A industry in 2013 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO and Founder of The M&A Advisor.

The gala is the premier celebration of the year for the industry’s leading M&A Dealmakers and is held in conjunction with the 2013 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 500 of the industry’s leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 50 M&A, media, academic, and stalwarts.

See the complete list of the winners and finalists.

LEGACY Supply Chain Services
LEGACY Supply Chain Services is a third-party logistics provider with over 37 years of supply chain experience. LEGACY’s expanded North American distribution footprint includes over 6,000,000 square feet of dedicated and multi-client space in 50 locations, across 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces. Full-service solutions include warehousing & distribution, international & domestic transportation, customs & compliance, and installation services. LEGACY excels at providing high-touch service to clients across industries including Consumer Goods, Technology, Industrial Manufacturing, Retail, Food & Beverage, Aftermarket Automotive, Life Sciences, and Government. In addition to industry-leading services and capabilities, it is LEGACY’s culture that differentiates it from other 3PL providers, and drives client performance year-over-year.

THE M&A ADVISOR
Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™ MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit www.maadvisor.com to learn more.

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