2015 Americas awards highlights

Author: | Published: 23 Apr 2015

The region’s most impressive deals, teams and firms from 2014

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton collected the prestigious Americas firm of the year title at IFLR's 10th annual Americas awards on March 26.

Cleary also received awards for restructuring team of the year, M&A team of the year and debt and equity-linked team of the year, at the ceremony held in New York's Pierre Hotel.

Mayer Brown's Jason Kravitt and John Dugan were both honoured with individual awards. Kravitt took home the outstanding achievement trophy for his pioneering role in US securitisation, delivering a moving speech that received a standing ovation. Covington & Burling's Dugan was presented with the contribution to regulatory reform award for his leadership of the Office of Comptroller of the Currency throughout the financial crisis and input into the subsequent regulatory overhaul.

For a second year in row Citigroup received the award for in-house debt team,...