O'Keefe in the News

Patrick O’Keefe to Receive M&A Advisor 2018 Leadership Award

Patrick O’Keefe to Receive M&A Advisor 2018 Leadership Award

January 23, 2018

The M&A Advisor named Patrick O’Keefe the recipient of the 2018 M&A Advisor Leadership Award. Mr. O’Keefe will be honored for his contribution to the bankruptcy and restructuring industry at the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala on March 21, 2018 at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL.

Mr. O’Keefe, Founder and CEO of O’Keefe, has been active as a financial consultant and turnaround advisor to under-performing businesses for over 30 years in various industries including, retail, construction, automotive, manufacturing, agriculture, and real estate, and has successfully completed assignments in out-of-court and Chapter 11 restructurings. He is an advisor to financial institutions in complex workouts and asset recovery strategies.

He is currently a receiver appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission over a large portfolio of real estate assets in Flint, Michigan. Mr. O’Keefe is also the CEO of Glycadia, a diabetes research company and CEO of Grow Michigan, Inc., a junior lien lender supported by the State of Michigan and nineteen financial institutions to lend money to growing businesses.

“We are honored to present Pat with The 2018 M&A Advisor Leadership Award, stated David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. “In addition to the important role that Mr. O’Keefe has played through his dedicated service to the operators and investors of underperforming businesses, he has been an exemplary contributor to the associations, organizations and educational institutions for the advancement of our industry.”

For information on the 12th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala and the 2018 Distressed Investing Summit, click here.