Ropes & Gray Shines at IFLR and The Asian Lawyer 2016 Asia Awards
Ropes & Gray won in all three categories it was nominated in at the 2016 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia Awards on March 3. Shortlisted for private equity for the fourth consecutive year, Ropes & Gray clinched the “Private Equity Deal of the Year” award for our work on Bain Capital’s acquisition of Yukiguni Maitake, along with “Private Equity Team of the Year.” Ropes & Gray also took home “Restructuring Deal of the Year” for the restructuring of PT Berlian Laju Tanker.
The honors are the latest in a string of awards that started at the 2016 Asian Lawyer Awards on Feb. 23, where Ropes & Gray won “M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia” and “M&A Deal of the Year” for our work on Tesco’s $6.4 billion sale of Korean supermarket chain Homeplus to MBK Partners, CIPPB and Temasek. The deal was one of the largest private equity transactions of 2015, and the largest buyout in South Korea.