Asia awards 2011: shortlist revealed

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The nominations for this year’s IFLR Asia awards have been announced. For all the deal and team of the year shortlists, please see below.

The law firms listed on each deal are based on preliminary research and submissions. If your firm advised on one of these deals but we do not have you listed, please email Lucy McNulty at lucy.mcnulty@euromoneyasia.com

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday March 3 in Hong Kong.

To reserve your table please email Denny Squibb at denny.squibb@iflrasia.com or +852 2842 6945

DEBT AND EQUITY-LINKED DEAL OF THE YEAR

Hopewell renminbi bond
Haiwen & Partners
Linklaters
Maples and Calder
Woo Kwan Lee & Co

Asian Development Bank offshore renminbi bond
Allen & Overy

Chong Hing Bank subordinated bond
Allen & Overy
Deacons

Government of Malaysia global sukuk
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Hisham Sobri & Kadir
Treasury Solicitor of Malaysia's office
Zaid Ibrahim & Co

China Unicom convertible bond
Commerce & Finance Law Firm
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith
Sullivan & Cromwell

EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR


Takara Leben rights issue
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Petronas Chemical IPO
Adnan Sundra & Low
Albar Partners
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Shearman & Sterling

West China Cement HK IPO
Carey Olsen
Herrington & Sutcliffe
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Memery Crystal
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Sidley Austin
Zong Heng Law Firm

Vale SA’s Hong Kong depositary receipts
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga
Norton Rose
Paul Hastings

China Merchants Bank H and A-share rights issue
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith
Jun He Law Offices

AIA IPO
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Debevoise & Plimpton
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith
King & Wood
Linklaters
Sullivan & Cromwell

Standard Chartered listing of Indian Depositary Receipts on Indian stock exchanges
Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
Linklaters
Slaughter & May
Talwar Thakore & Associates

STRUCTURED FINANCE AND SECURITISATION DEAL OF THE YEAR


Prudential Mortgage J-Reit
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Korean Air Lines ticket receivables
Lee & Ko
O’Melveny & Myers
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Shin & Kim
Walkers

ICBC Rmb offshore export financing
Herbert Smith
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

China CDS project
Allen & Overy
Global Law Firm

BNZ covered bond
Allen & Overy
Chapmann Tripp
Linklaters
Russell McVeagh


Korea Housing Finance covered bond
Ashurst
Kim & Chang
Shin & Kim
Sidley Austin


M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

Korea National Oil Corporation/Dana Petroleum
Allen & Overy
Kim & Chang
Linklaters

Guangzhou Auto/Denway
Tian Yin Law Firm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
King & Wood
Woo Kwan Lee & Lo

Lotte Shopping/Times
Chen & Co
Hammonds
Herbert Smith
Jones Day
Jun He
Norton Rose
Shin & Kim
Walkers

Hanwha Group/Solarfun Power Holdings
Allen & Overy
DLA Piper
Grandall Legal Group
Maples and Calder
O’Melveny & Myer
Paul Hastings
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Shearman & Sterling
Shin & Kim
Walkers

Nippon Mining/Nippon Oil
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Morrison & Foerster
Nishimura & Asahi
Ropes & Gray
Shearman & Sterling
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sullivan & Cromwell

PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR

TPG-Carlyle Group/Healthscope
Freehills
Minter Ellison
Sullivan & Cromwell
WongPartnership

Morgan Stanley/Asian Genco
Allen & Gledhill
Appleby
Boies Schiller
Davis Polk & Wardwell
General Law Partners
J Sagar & Associates
Lexygen
Paul Weiss
Paul Hastings
Shearman & Sterling
WongPartnership

China Media Capital/News Corporation
King & Wood
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Weil Gotshal & Manges

CVC Capital Partners/PT Matahari Department Store Tbk
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Allen & Gledhill
Clifford Chance
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners
Linklaters
Makes & Partners
Maples and Calder
Rajah & Tann
Reed Smith Richards Butler
Walkers

Khazanah/Fortis Healthcare/Parkway Holdings
Allen & Gledhill
Rajah & Tann
Shook Lin & Bok Singapore
Stamford Law
WongPartnership


RESTRUCTURING DEAL OF THE YEAR

JAL corporate reorganisation
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
Clifford Chance
Nishimura & Asahi

Nui Phao Mining
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
YKVN

Spark Infrastructure
Blake Dawson
Higgs & Johnson
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Samsun Logix
Alston & Bird
Birketts
Blake Dawson
Kim & Chang
Stibbe
WongPartnership


PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

Gansu Guazhou Wind Power Project
Allen & Overy
Zhong Lun Law Firm
Jun He Law Offices
Appleby

GNPower Mariveles Project
Abuda Asis & Associate
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Allen & Overy
Century Link and Xin Ji Yuan Law Firm
Hogan Lovells
Hunton & Williams
Latham & Watkins
Maples and Calder
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Pinsent Masons
Puno & Puno
Run Ming Law Office
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sunshine Law Office
Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Villages Gomos Dayao & Ricafrente
Walkers

Hongsa Mine-Mouth Power project
Chandler & Thong-ek
DFDL Mekong Law Group
Latham & Watkins
LS Horizon
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

CNOOC’s Queensland Curtis LNG project
Freehills
Herbert Smith
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Ministry of Finance Singapore Sports Hub PPP Project
Ashurst
Hogan Lovells
Lee & Lee
Linklaters
Norton Rose
Rajah & Tann
WongPartnership
Allen & Gledhill

TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked team of the year
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Linklaters
Sullivan & Cromwell

Equity team of the year
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith
Linklaters
Sidley Austin

Structured finance and securitisation team of the year
Allen & Overy
Linklaters
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Sidley Austin

M&A team of the year
Allen & Overy
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling

Private equity team of the year
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Linklaters
Weil Gotshal & Manges

Restructuring team of the year
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Project finance team of the year
Allen & Overy
Ashurst
Clifford Chance
Latham & Watkins
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

SPECIALS

Offshore law firm of the year
Carey Olsen
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Maples and Calder
Walkers

China Practice of the year
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith
Shearman & Sterling

Regional law firm of the year
Bell Gully
King & Wood
Luthra & Luthra
Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Shook Lin & Bok Singapore

Most innovative US law firm
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Latham & Watkins
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Shearman & Sterling
Sidley Austin
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Sullivan & Cromwell
White & Case

In-house debt and equity-linked team of the year
Bank of China
Credit Suisse
Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
HSBC
JP Morgan
Nomura
Standard Chartered

In-house equity team of the year
Citi
Credit Suisse
Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
HSBC
Morgan Stanley
Standard Chartered

International law firm of the year
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Hogan Lovells
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
Sidley Austin

Pro bono law firm of the year
Allen & Gledhill
Allen & Overy
Baker & McKenzie
Hogan Lovells
Lee & Li
Mallesons Stephen Jaques
O’Melveny & Myers
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom