Daily News: April 10, 2014

Hastings Wins Restructuring/M&A Deal of the Year Awards

Paul Hastings announced it was recognized at the IFLR Europe Awards in for its work on two winning transactions: The CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities IPO, named Equity Deal of the Year; and the lender-led restructuring of French water company Saur, named Restructuring Deal of the Year.

IFLR commented that 2014 “was a standout year for Paul Hastings’ European restructuring group.”

At the IFLR Americas Awards in New York the previous week, the firm was awarded a trophy for M&A Deal of the Year for Shuanghui International’s $7.1 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods, the largest-ever acquisition of a U.S. company by a Chinese company.

The IFLR Awards are presented by International Financial Law Review magazine and recognize excellence in financial law.