Allens has been named Best Financial Law Firm Australia 2016 by FinanceAsia at its annual awards.
Managing Partner, Richard Spurio said he was delighted to have the firm's work on market-leading transactions recognised.
'2016 was a year of complex deals and high-profile transactions involving our M&A, project finance, energy and infrastructure teams. These transactions involve working very closely with our clients and other advisors and it is terrific to have our roles on these matters recognised and celebrated.'
In addition to winning Best Financial Law Firm Australia, Allens' work on the following deals was also recognised:
- Best M&A deal: Ausgrid long-term lease (A$16.2 billion)
- Best project finance deal: Victoria International Container Terminal (Webb Dock) (A$398 million)
- Most innovative deal: Asciano takeover (A$12.2 billion).
The awards were presented at an event held in Sydney on 7 February 2017.
Notes for editors.
Allens is a commercial law firm working throughout Australia and Asia. Through its integrated alliance with Linklaters it provides clients access to 40 offices in 28 countries around the world.