Robertson’s Award Recognizes Kingsdale's Growing Dominance in North America

NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- M&A Advisor, the world's premier leadership organization of M&A, Turnaround and Financing professionals, has announced Ian Robertson, Kingsdale Shareholder Services' Executive Vice President, Communication Strategy, as a winner of the Annual M&A Advisor Top 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards. This award celebrates and recognizes the achievements of young and up-and-coming professionals who have reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community.

"On behalf of Kingsdale and our client family, we want to congratulate Ian on this award. It is a testament to the high standard of work we strive to deliver to our clients to achieve success that Ian has been recognized," said Wes Hall, CEO and Founder of Kingsdale.

"As a key member of Kingsdale’s team, Ian is helping set a new standard for strategic communications in contested and crisis situations," said Joe Spedale, President of Kingsdale US.

After establishing himself as a top young political mind, Robertson arrived at Kingsdale and is pioneering a new approach in the world of strategic communications. One that says in contested and deal situations, there is a big difference between disclosing and communicating. In the last year, Ian and the Kingsdale team have worked on numerous high profile transactions, proxy fights and other special situations.

The 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards Gala celebration will take place in New York City on June 10, 2016. For more information, visit:

About Kingsdale Shareholder Services:

Since 2003, public companies across North America have looked to the expertise of Kingsdale Shareholder Services to help them reach out to shareholders to secure votes for annual meeting agenda items and transactions. Kingsdale offers an array of specialized services including: strategic and defensive advisory, proxy solicitation, shareholder identification, information agent, depositary, governance advisory and proxy analytics, asset reclamation, and corporate communications.

Strategic Communications

Kingsdale offers fully integrated, in-house communications services. We provide clients with customized financial, investor and corporate communications on two parallel but integrated tracks: Crisis prevention and crisis management.

What sets us apart is the unique perspective we have on the view of investors and the messages that resonate with them. Our services include proactive media relations, media training, executive communications and presentation training, press releases, crisis communications, letters to shareholders, strategic communications, retail outreach scripts, investor presentations, website design and management, and many more.

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Contact: Media: Mariah Clarkin, Marketing & Communications Specialist, Kingsdale Shareholder Services, Direct: 416-867-2357, Cell: 416-856-7212,

Source:Kingsdale Shareholder Services, Inc.