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IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022: winners announced

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IFLR is delighted to announce all the winning deals, teams, firms and individuals of the 2022 Asia-Pacific awards.

DEAL OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked

Bank of China sustainability re-linked notes

Allen & Overy

Jingtian & Gongcheng

JunZeJun Law Offices

Linklaters

Equity

KakaoBank IPO

Bae Kim & Lee

Linklaters

Paul Hastings

Shin & Kim


High yield

Kaisa offering and concurrent exchange and tender offer

Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Harneys

Jia Yuan Law Offices

Linklaters

Sidley Austin

M&A

PayPal / Paidy

Cooley

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Nishimura & Asahi

White & Case


Private equity

China Biologic Products take-private

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Fangda Partners

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Haiwen & Partners

Kirkland & Ellis

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Maples Group

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Weil Gotshal & Manges

Project finance

Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm

Allen & Overy

Clifford Chance

Hogan Lovells

LCS & Partners

Lee and Li

Linklaters

Tsar & Tsai

Restructuring

Boart Longyear

Alston & Bird

Ashurst

Bennett Jones

Clifford Chance

Dorsey & Whitney

Fasken

Gilbert + Tobin

Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe

Greenberg Traurig

King & Wood Mallesons

Kirkland & Ellis

Milbank

MinterEllison

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

Piper Alderman

Watson Mangioni Lawyers

Securitisation and structured finance

Bayfront Infrastructure Capital ABS issuance

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Overy

Clifford Chance

Latham & Watkins

TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked

Allen & Overy

Equity

Paul Hastings

High yield

Milbank

M&A

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Private equity

Kirkland & Ellis

Project finance

Allen & Overy

Restructuring

Clifford Chance

Securitisation and structured finance

Clifford Chance

Financial services regulatory

Herbert Smith Freehills

Pro bono

Baker McKenzie

IN-HOUSE TEAMS OF THE YEAR

In-house corporate team

Coupang

In-house debt team

HSBC

In-house equity team

Goldman Sachs

LAW FIRMS OF THE YEAR

Regional firm

Allen & Gledhill

Offshore firm

Maples Group

India practice

Linklaters

China practice

Linklaters

US law firm

White & Case

International law firm

Clifford Chance

NATIONAL LAW FIRMS OF THE YEAR

Australia

MinterEllison

Cambodia

VDB Loi

Hong Kong SAR

Deacons

India

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Japan

Nishimura & Asahi

Macau SAR

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés

Sri Lanka

Neelakandan & Neelakandan

Pakistan

Kabraji Talibuddin

China

Fangda Partners

China – debt capital markets firm of the year

Jingtiang & Gongcheng

China – equity capital markets firm of the year

JunHe

China – corporate firm of the year

Zhong Lun

Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co

New Zealand

Russell McVeagh

Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Singapore

Allen & Gledhill

South Korea

Kim & Chang

Taiwan

Lee and Li

Thailand

Baker McKenzie

Vietnam

VILAF

In-house Market Makers

Calum Conway - Director, legal - CVC Capital Partners

Nick Moller - Principal counsel - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Mandy Kim – Head of legal and compliance – KakaoBank

Rising Stars

Rising Stars - International

Kevin Yao – Counsel - Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Bingqing Pan – Counsel - Davis Polk & Wardwell

Husayn Reza – Counsel - Allen & Overy

Rising Stars – National

Hyun Jung Kim - Associate - Bae, Kim & Lee

Alex Bond - Senior Associate - Bell Gully

Harun Wailan Ngantung - Senior Associate - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Women Dealmakers Hall of Fame

Kaya Proudian - White & Case

In-house Contribution 

Joe Zhou, head of legal and chief compliance officer, CICC

Market Reform

Jamie Allen, founding secretary general, ACGA