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M&A Advisor Awards Refinancing Deal of the Year to Cullen and Dykman Team Led By Partner John F. State

March 10, 2017

The M&A Advisor ( has announced that this year’s winner of its award for Refinancing Deal of the Year (Under $250 Million) is the Refinancing of Chicago American Manufacturing & Affiliated Companies. Cullen and Dykman LLP represented the lender, Veritas Financial Partners, on this transaction. John F. State, a partner in the firm’s Banking, Corporate, and Real Estate groups, led the Cullen and Dykman team, which also included associate Daniel A. Devine. The award will be given at the 11th Annual Turnaround Awards Program at the Distressed Investing Summit on March 22-23, 2017, at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.

A list of all award winners can be found at