Europe

Author: | Published: 1 Apr 2007

European law firm  of the year  Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer  Freshfields won a record number of awards at this year's IFLR European ceremony. The firm walked away with nine, but then once it had received equity deal of the year for the $5 billion listing of KKR Private Equity Investors on Euronext Amsterdam, securitization deal of the year for representing the lead manager in Emerald, HSBC's Covered Bond Programme, private equity deal of the year for representing Grupo Ferrovial in its £12 billion acquisition of British airports group BAA, and restructuring deal of the year for representing Eurotunnel in its $9.2 billion restructuring, it was fairly obvious who was likely to win the overall award. This was only underlined by Freshfields' winning of the debt, equity, restructuring and private equity team of the year awards....