January 26, 2023
Weil has been shortlisted for top honors at the 2023 IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards, highlighting the Firm’s outstanding accomplishments in “legal innovation in cross-border transactions” in the region.
Weil Asia’s leading market position across key practice areas was reflected in its recognition as one of the finalists for both “Private Equity Team of the Year” and “Loan Team of the Year.” Weil has also been recognized for its work on the landmark US$4.3 billion take-private of 51job, Inc., which has been shortlisted for both “Private Equity Deal of the Year” and “Loan Deal of the Year.”
The Weil team members involved in the M&A and financing aspects of the transaction include Hong Kong partners Tim Gardner and Chris Welty, counsel Kevin Yao and Graham Price, and associates Max Chu, Qi Zhang and Isolde Tsukabayashi.
International Financial Law Review recognizes top firms and transactions for the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards based on extensive research, consisting of submissions, client endorsements and interviews with attorneys industrywide. The award winners will be announced on March 22, 2023.