At its 2017 European M&A Awards ceremony on December 7 in London, Mergermarket named White & Case “Central & Eastern Europe M&A Legal Adviser of the Year.” The European M&A Awards is an annual event celebrating excellence in M&A expertise.
White & Case made the M&A Awards shortlist based on Mergermarket’s analysis of the volume and value of the firm’s deals from Q4 2016 through Q3 2017: 21 transactions totaling €7.8 billion.
“We are very proud to have won this award,” says global co-head of Private Equity Ian Bagshaw. “Our CEE M&A practice has been, and will continue to be, a real differentiator for us as a firm—in particular our PE and M&A practices, where in combination with our wider network, the CEE team continues to work on top-profile, market-leading transactions.”
Among the transactions which helped White & Case carry the day were the Firm’s representation of:
White & Case also represented Play and its shareholders, Novator and Olympia, on the €1 billion IPO of Play on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Lawyers: Jan Andruško, Petr Pánek, Marcin Studniarek, Marek Staroň, Ian Bagshaw, Kenneth Barry
Offices: Prague, Warsaw, Bratislava, London
Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Bank Finance, Real Estate