Linklaters wins Legal Advisor of the Year at Real Deal Private Equity Awards
Linklaters was awarded ‘Legal Advisor of the Year’ at the Real Deals Private Equity Awards on Wednesday 22 April, 2015. Working with Cass Business School, this award is voted on by private equity industry peers and judged by a panel of leading industry practitioners. In addition to ‘Legal Advisor of the Year’ award, Linklaters advised the sponsors on three of the 5 deals nominated for ‘UK Large Deal of the Year (enterprise value over €200m on entry). These deals were Card Factory (Charterhouse Capital Partners), Quilter Cheviot (Bridgepoint) and RAC (Carlyle Group) as well as having a role on 3 of the 5 deals nominated for ‘Nordic Deal of the Year’.
This award tops off an excellent year for Linklaters’ Private Equity practice, with the team acting on more European buyouts, and at a higher total value, than any other law firm for 2 consecutive years (Mergermarket).