NEW YORK – August 7, 2014 – Carl Marks Advisors (“Carl Marks”), a leading consulting and investment banking advisor to middle-market companies, today announced that partners, Mark Claster, Warren Feder, Duff Meyercord, Evan Tomaskovic, and Christopher Wu have been recognized in the latest Special Report on Outstanding Investment Banking Firms by Turnarounds & Workouts, a leading bankruptcy, restructuring, and distressed investing publication that reports on industry news and analysis.

The recognition honors firms that are routinely retained in the most complex and sophisticated restructuring transactions. Honorees are selected by the publication’s editorial staff based upon recent representations, as well as nominations received from leading restructuring professionals nationwide. Carl Marks was honored for its achievements pertaining to the following engagements:

• Representing debtors in Green Field Energy Services, Landauer-Metropolitan Inc., and American Bancorporation

• Representing secured lenders in the sale of Biofuel Energy’s ethanol assets to Green Plains Renewable Energy

• Representing secured lenders in Corinthian Colleges

• Representing unsecured creditors committees in Rogers Bancshares, North Texas Bancshares, First Mariner, and Natrol

“It’s an honor to be recognized for our team’s accomplishments over the past year,” said, Christopher Wu, partner at Carl Marks Advisors. “To be distinguished alongside industry front-runners is a testament to the fact that we’re consistently helping companies resolve challenges by designing and executing plans that enable successful transactions from start to close.”

Carl Marks Advisors was among only 12 firms recognized in 2014. Turnarounds & Workouts tracks distressed businesses in the U.S. and Canada, and releases annual lists of the outstanding firms and professionals working in the bankruptcy, corporate renewal, investment, turnaround, and restructuring industries.