Linklaters won international law firm of the year at
IFLR's annual Asia awards, which were held in Hong Kong on
March 2. The firm also took home the debt and equity-linked,
securitisation and structured finance team and China practice
trophies during the ceremony at the Island Shangri-La
Clifford Chance had a successful evening too, winning
private equity team of the year and appearing on four winning
deals including China Yangtze Power Company's exchangeable bond
and MBK Partners and TPG's acquisition of Wharf T&T.
Davis Polk & Wardwell was also celebrating after
scooping up the most innovative US firm award while Shearman
& Sterling took home trophies for high-yield and project
finance teams of the year.
Loh Boon Chye of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) won the market
reform award for his instrumental role in the SGX's
consultations on dual class share structures and for leading
the successful launch...