Hong Kong: Conyers Receives Deal Of The Year Awards At ALB China Law Awards
Last Updated: 3 May 2016

Conyers Dill & Pearman was awarded two Deal of the Year Awards at the 13th annual ALB China Law Awards.

The Firm was recognised for:

  1. Equity Market Deal of the Year
    Qihoo 360 Technology going private transaction
  2. TMT Deal of the Year
    Alibaba Group's proposed going private acquisition of Youku Tudou

In 2015, a total of 33 Chinese companies underwent take private transactions to delist from the US exchanges and pursue IPOs in China, with many anticipating higher valuations.

David Lamb, an M&A specialist and Co-Chairman of the Firm said:

"Qihoo 360 represented the largest of the take private deals to date at US$9.3 billion. For many years we have advised on these transactions, usually on the buy side. We are pleased to be recognised as a leading player".

Conyers is the longest established offshore firm in Asia, having marked its 30th anniversary in 2015 and is one of the most respected offshore law firms worldwide. The Firm continues to lead the way in providing offshore legal advice to many of the region's largest companies and financial institutions.

The ALB China Law Awards recognise the excellence and outstanding achievements of China's leading law firms and in-house legal teams, as well as the top deals and dealmakers of the past year. Awards are judged by over 40 in-house lawyers, private practice lawyers, government officials and academia professors.

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