China Law & Practice Honors Ropes & Gray with 2013 “Private Equity Deal of the Year Award”

In The News
September 12, 2013
On September 12, China Law & Practice honored Ropes & Gray with its 2013 “Private Equity Deal of the Year Award” for the firm’s representation in Focus Media’s $3.7 billion privatization.

Ropes & Gray represented China Everbright Structured Investment Holdings Ltd. as a member of a buyer consortium that acquired Focus Media holdings Ltd., a company that operates China's largest lifestyle-focused interactive digital media network, in a take-private deal that closed on May 24, 2013. The Ropes & Gray team that advised China Everbright included private equity partner Gary Li.

In addition to receiving this award, the firm was named as a “Firm of the Year” finalist for intellectual property (international firms) and life sciences (international firms) and one intellectual property transactions partner was named a “Lawyer of the Year” finalist.