11 January – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Linklaters has reaffirmed its position as one of the world’s leading capital markets legal advisers, advising on a number of deals that have been named in International Financing Review’s (IFR’s) Year in Review as deals of the year.
The IFR awards are recognised as the key industry benchmark for global capital markets excellence. Linklaters advised on the winning deals in the following categories:
International Yen Bond
EEMEA Emerging Market Bond
CEEMEA Equity Issue
European Structured Equity Issue
Asia-Pacific Structured Equity Issue.
Nick Eastwell, global head of capital markets, said:
“We are extremely pleased to have been involved in a number of the leading capital markets deals in 2005. It has been an extremely busy year in the capital markets, with a great deal of activity across all products and geographies.
“Our involvement stems from the strength of our relationships with key investment banks that are themselves seen as market leaders. We continue to enjoy working with our clients on transactions that are at the forefront of the development of the international capital markets.”
The awards, announced on December 19 2005, will be presented at the Gala Dinner being held on Monday 16 January.