International Financial Law Review (IFLR) recently revealed its shortlist of deals and firms of the year for its 2019 Asia Pacific Awards. Morrison & Foerster is proud to be on the list as one of the candidates for Private Equity Firm of the Year.
The IFLR Asia Awards recognize some of the top-performing practice groups and firms, as well as the most significant deals in the region over the past year. This nomination is a strong testament to MoFo Asia’s private equity team and their outstanding track record.
“We’re honored to be shortlisted as a candidate for Private Equity Firm of The Year by IFLR Asia in its 2019 awards,” said Marcia Ellis, co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s Asia private equity practice and a member of the firm’s global board of directors. “Recognitions like this highlight the strength our diverse partners and top associates bring to the Asia market and the breadth of industries they cover, from technology and consumer products to energy, manufacturing, and transportation.”
In addition to the firm nomination, two of MoFo’s private equity deals have been shortlisted for private equity deal of the year. They are:
“The success of Morrison & Foerster’s private equity team has a lot to do with our growing complementary practices — such as fund formation, tax, finance, capital markets, and public M&A — that meet our clients’ specific needs when it comes to advising on complex deals in Asia and an outstanding litigation team supporting us.” said Thomas Chou, co-head of the firm’s Asia Private Equity practice. “2018 was a tremendous year for our team and we look forward to continuing to build on that momentum this year.”
In addition to the shortlisted deals, the team also successfully completed or announced many headline matters for our clients, including:
For further details on the IFLR Asia Awards, click here.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony in Hong Kong on March 7, 2019.