April 14, 2022
Weil has been shortlisted for top honors at Law.com International’s The Asia Legal Awards 2022, highlighting the Firm’s expertise and accomplishments advising “the best work in the region.”
Hong Kong Managing Partner Tim Gardner has been named one of the finalists for Private Equity Lawyer of the Year. In addition, Weil has been recognized for its work on a number of landmark transactions which have been shortlisted for top deal awards, including:
Private Equity Deal of the Year
- MBK Partners’ $2.2 billion acquisition of CAR Inc.
Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring
- $3.5 billion debt restructuring of Hong Kong-listed Genting
TMT Deal of the Year
- $4.3 billion privatization of 51job.com
The Weil team members involved in these transactions include partners Tim Gardner, Henry Ong, Chris Welty, Sandy Lin, Britta Grauke, Matt Benson, Gemma Sage, Paul Stewart, Patrick Bright and Andrew Wilkinson, counsel Kevin Yao, Jie Yuan, Yujing Liu, Mark Davis and Matthias Eiden, and associates Carolyn Ho, Briana Liu, Graham Price, Alan Wen, Max Chu, Qi Zhang, Hongzhen Huang, Jacky Sin, Jonathan Woods, Ilaria Olivero, Wupya Nandap and Felix Mann.
Recognized as Asia’s most renowned awards for the legal profession, The Asia Legal Awards honor the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in the region across a wide range of practice areas and disciplines. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong on June 15, 2022.