Home News & Insights Steinhilber Swanson and Harney Partners Selected by the M&A Advisor for 2021 Turnaround Awards
September 8, 2021
Steinhilber Swanson and Harney Partners Selected by the M&A Advisor for 2021 Turnaround Awards
By Harney Partners

Firms recognized for “Refinancing of the Year” for engagement with Arandell Holdings, Inc.

Steinhilber Swanson LLP, a leading bankruptcy law firm, and Harney Partners a corporate turnaround and restructuring advisory firm, have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Turnaround Awards by M&A Advisor. The firms announced they were recognized in the “Refinancing of the Year” (Under $100M) category for their combined legal and financial advisory support in a complex refinancing engagement with Arandell Holdings, Inc. The award-winning refinancing solution enabled Arandell, a print and digital media service provider, to continue operations and preserved more than 500 jobs.

The Awards will be presented during a Gala dinner celebration during the 2021 Distressed Investing Summit in New York City on Wednesday, September 29. View a list of all Turnaround Award Winners and Deals HERE.

“While last year presented significant challenges across many industries, we were steadfast in our focus to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients,” said Jim Sweet, Partner at Steinhilber Swanson. “Working with a collaborative partner like Harney was critical to the success of this engagement.”

“We are proud of the result of this engagement and are honored to be recognized along with Steinhilber Swanson by M&A Advisor for our commitment to excellence in the turnaround and restructuring space.” said Jim Keane, COO at Harney Partners.

The M&A Advisor recognizes those that reached the pinnacle of the distressed investing, bankruptcy, and restructuring industry over the past year. Winners were selected from among hundreds of nominations in category groups including Restructuring of the Year, Transaction of the Year, Refinancing of the Year, Sector Deal of the Year, Firm of the Year, Turnaround Product/Service of the Year and Professional of the Year. Evaluation of the nominees and selection of the winners was completed by prominent members and experts in the M&A, finance, and turnaround community.

Read more about the winning engagement.



Harney Partners is a national corporate advisory firm that provides a variety of solutions for middle-market companies and their stakeholders facing complex financial and operational challenges. For more than 30 years, we have helped hundreds of clients realign their business for immediate stability and sustainable growth. Our team’s inter-professional expertise and collaborative delivery approach allow us to rapidly execute strategies and make a positive impact for our clients. We specialize in restructuring and turnaround advisory (both bankruptcy and out-of-court), fiduciary services, transaction advisory, interim management and forensic/litigation services. With offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Madison, we leverage our combined professional experience to provide solutions across the country. www.harneypartners.com


Steinhilber Swanson LLP, a Wisconsin law firm, provides clients with substantial experience across a broad spectrum of legal matters. From bankruptcy cases involving individuals, farms and multimillion-dollar businesses to counseling and litigation on business matters, real estate transactions, family law and estate planning, our attorneys have nearly 300 years of combined experience and bring that wealth of experience to your case or matter. This experience allows us to provide true counsel to our clients, ensuring that they understand their options and can make informed decisions. www.steinhilberswanson.com/


Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor has built a leading global network of M&A, turnaround, and finance professionals across domestic and international dealmaking. Recipients of its prestigious awards are among the most respected financial professional around the world. During the past two decades, M&A Advisor has established a legacy of showcasing emerging leaders, connecting pillars of the profession, and recognizing achievement throughout the community. www.maadvisor.com