IFLR’s 2014 European awards: shortlist revealed

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 29 Jan 2014
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The nominations for this year's IFLR European awards have been announced. For all the deal and team of the year shortlists, please see below.

This year we are pleased to announce a new Rising Stars award category, recognising a leading senior associate in each of the deal categories.

IFLR is pleased to announce this year's individual award winners. Martin Wheatley of the Financial Conduct Authority is the 2014 Regulatory Contribution Award winner. Kate Craven, former director of legal at Barclays and former chair of ICMA's Legal & Documentation Committee, is the recipient of this years Outstanding Achievement Award. 

The Rising Star winners, along with the National Law Firms of the year, will be announced on the night.

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 dmyles@euromoneyplc.com

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday April 3 at the Dorchester in London.

To reserve your table please email Melanie Petch at mpetch@euromoneyplc.com or +44 207 779 8836

DEALS OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked

Akbank Turkish lira bond
Allen & Overy
DLA Piper
YükselKarkinKüçük Attorney Partnership

Alpha Bank recapitalisation
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Koutalidis Law Firm
Potamitis Vekris
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Barclays CoCo
Clifford Chance
Emmet Marvin & Martin
Linklaters
Niederer Kraft & Frey
Sullivan & Cromwell

BBVA T1
Allen & Overy
Garrigues
Linklaters

Enel hybrid capital securities
Chiomenti
Linklaters
Proskauer

Israel Electric Corporation's global bond
Herzog Fox & Neeman
Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Morrison & Foerster

Equity

Barclays rights issue
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Sullivan & Cromwell

CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities IPO
Bedell Cristin
Clifford Chance
Herbert Smith Freehills
Paul Hastings

Green Reit
Arthur Cox
Ashurst
Norton Rose Fulbright
McCann Fitzgerald
William Fry

Greencoat IPO
Ashurst
Norton Rose Fulbright

Numericable IPO
Bird & Bird
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Franklin
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin
Weil Gotshal & Manges
White & Case

Romgaz IPO
Bulboaca & Asociatii
Clifford Chance
Dentons
Hogan Lovells

Royal Mail IPO
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Slaughter and May

High yield

Cerved Technologies' high yield bond
Chiomenti
Clifford Chance
Gattai Minoli & Partners
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins

Emma Delta Finance's high yield offering
Antis Triantafyllides & Sons
Clifford Chance
Harneys Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis
Norton Rose Fulbright Greece
Pamboukis-Maravelis-Nikolaidis & Associates
Shearman & Sterling
Timagenis Law Firm
White & Case

Exopack refinancing
Allen & Overy
Atoz
Delsol Avocats
DLA Piper
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Loyens & Loeff
Mayer Brown
McMillan
Roschier
Wardynski & Partners
White & Case
Wolf Theiss
Yazici Law Offices

Klockner Pentaplast PIK
Kirkland & Ellis
White & Case

New Look's senior secured notes
A&L Goodbody
Clifford Chance
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Linklaters
Matheson
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

SBB/Adria Bidco's high yield notes
Clifford Chance
CMS
Harrisons Solicitors
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
Loyens & Loeff
Miro Senica and Attorneys
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

M&A

Glencore/Xstrata
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Mourant Ozannes

Liberty Global/Virgin Media
Baker Botts
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Hogan Lovells
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Ropes & Gray
Shearman & Sterling

Perrigo/Élan
A&L Goodbody
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
Dillon Eustace
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sullivan & Cromwell

Rosneft/TNK-BP
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Linklaters
Weil Gotshal & Manges
White & Case
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Senior management investment in Investec Asset Management
BLC Chambers
Slaughter and May
Webber Wentzel

Snam-led consortium/TIGF
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Jones Day
Paul Hastings
Simmons & Simmons
Sullivan & Cromwell

Private equity

Cinven's acquisition of Ceramtec
Chooi & Company
Clifford Chance
Dickson Minto
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
P&P Pöllath + Partners
Schönherr
White & Case
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Zhong Lun Law Firm

Cinven's sale of Avio's aviation business
Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Maschietto Maggiore
Shearman & Sterling

CVC's investment in Ista Deutschland
CMS Hasche Sigle
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Hengeler Mueller
P+P Pöllath + Partners

EQT's investment in EON Energy from Waste business
Bonn & Schmitt
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Loyens & Loeff
P+P Pöllath + Partners
Vinge

EQT's sale of Springer Science
Bonn & Schmitt
Clifford Chance
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Elvinger Hoss & Prussen
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Hengeler Mueller
P&P Pöllath & Partners

EQT's sale of Gambro
Blakes
Bonn & Schmitt
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Jones Day
Kirkland & Ellis
Linklaters

TPG's acquisition of PointPark Properties
Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Kinstellar
Linklaters
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Paul Hastings
Ogier
Ughi e Nunziante

Project finance

Castor energy storage project bond
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Watson Farley & Williams

Marseille L2 Ring Road PPP
Clifford Chance
Orrick Rambaud Martel
Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Siemens-led Thameslink Rolling Stock Procurement Project
Burges Salmon
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Reed Smith

University of Hertfordshire Student Accommodation Scheme
Mills & Reeve
Simmons & Simmons
Trowers & Hamlin

Restructuring

Belvédère
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Veil Jourde

Co-operative Bank recapitalisation
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling
Stephenson Harwood

IBRC promissory note exchange and liquidation plan
Arthur Cox
McCann Fitzgerald

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) customer asset settlement
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Linklaters

MF Global UK
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Morrison & Foerster
Pepper Hamilton
Proskauer
Slaughter and May
Weil Gotshal & Manges

Saur
Allen & Overy
Ashurst
Bredin Prat
Bremond & Associés
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Paul Hastings
Sontoni & Associés
Weil Gotshal & Manges

Structured finance and securitisation

AA WBS
Allen & Overy
Arthur Cox
Carey Olsen
Clifford Chance
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Eversheds
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Latham & Watkins
Mourant Ozannes

Brussels Airport refinancing
Allen & Overy
Linklaters

Commerzbank SME covered bond
Linklaters
Sidley Austin

Debussy CMBS
Berwin Leighton Paisner
Kaye Scholer
Paul Hastings
Reed Smith
Sidley Austin
Tods Murray

EDP securitisation
Clifford Change
Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados
VdA

Intu financing platform
Anderson Strathern
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Shepherd & Wedderburn

Mortgage Funding 2008-1 restructure
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Maples and Calder
Pinsent Masons
Reed Smith
Schulte Roth & Zabel
Tods Murray
Tughans


TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Sullivan & Cromwell

Equity
Ashurst
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Slaughter and May

Financial regulation
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Morrison & Foerster
Shearman & Sterling

High yield
Clifford Chance
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Shearman & Sterling
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

M&A
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Private equity
Bonn & Schmitt
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Hengeler Mueller
Linklaters
P+P Pöllath + Partners

Project finance
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters

Restructuring
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Linklaters
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Paul Hastings
Weil Gotshal & Manges

Structured finance and securitisation
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Paul Hastings
Sidley Austin

BANK AND FIRM AWARDS

Debt in-house team of the year
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Barclays
Citi
Deutsche Bank
HSBC
JP Morgan

Equity in-house team of the year
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Barclays
Citi
Credit Suisse
Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
UBS

Most innovative US law firm in Europe
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Kirkland & Ellis
Paul Hastings
Shearman & Sterling
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
White & Case

International law firm of the year
Allen & Overy
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Kirkland & Ellis
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling

 


 

 

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