23rd November 2017 | The Langham, Auckland

DEAL AWARDS

MYOB M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

MADeal

Allnex acquisition of Nuplex Industries

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens Linklaters; Bell Gully; MinterEllisonRuddWatts; Russell McVeagh

Banks: Deutsche Bank; UBS

 

CAPITAL MARKETS DEAL OF THE YEAR

CapitalmarketsDeal

Synlait Milk’s Capital Raising and dual listing

Firms: Baker McKenzie (Sydney); MinterEllison (Sydney); MinterEllisonRuddWatts; Russell McVeagh; Simpson Grierson

Accountants: Credit Suisse; FNZ Capital

 

MID-MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

MidMarketDeal

Patties Foods Acquisition of Leader Foods

Firms: Hudson Gavin Martin; Russell McVeagh; SBM Legal; Webb Henderson

 

CONSUMER, MEDIA AND TECH DEAL OF THE YEAR

ConsumerMediaTechDeal

NBCUniversal-MediaWorks for Bravo channel launch

Firms: MinterEllisonRuddWatts; Russell McVeagh

 

INTERNATIONAL DEAL OF THE YEAR

InternationalDeal

Silver Fern Farms share sale

Firms: Harmos Horton Lusk Ltd; MinterEllisonRuddWatts; Simpson Grierson;

Accountant: Goldman Sachs & Partners

Banks: Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank) New Zealand Branch; The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd; Westpac Banking Corporation; Westpac New Zealand Ltd

 

 

NEW ZEALAND DEAL OF THE YEAR

NewZealandDeal

Allnex acquisition of Nuplex Industries

Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens Linklaters; Bell Gully; MinterEllisonRuddWatts; Russell McVeagh

Banks: Deutsche Bank; UBS

  

IN-HOUSE AWARDS

ANTHONY HARPER YOUNG IN-HOUSE LAWYER OF THE YEAR (UNDER 35)

YoungInHouseLawyer

Winner: Patrick Gamble, Complectus Group
Highly Commended: Jemma Stevenson, Powerco

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

FinancialInHouse

Winner: Kiwibank In-House Team

 

RUSSELL MCVEAGH IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

InHouseTeam

Winner: Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

 

MINTERELLISONRUDDWATTS IN-HOUSE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

InHouseLaywer

Winner: Sasha Daniels, Senior Counsel Competition & Regulation, Spark

 

FIRM AWARDS

REGIONAL/SUBURBAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

RegionalSuburbanFirm

Winner: BlackmanSpargo Rural Law Ltd

 

AUTOMIO BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

BoutiqueFirm

Winner: Webb Henderson

 

CROWE HORWATH MID-SIZE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

MidSizeFirm

Winner: Anderson Lloyd
Highly Commended: Lane Neave

 

LARGE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

LargeFirm

Winner: Russell McVeagh

 

EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

EmploymentLaw

Winner: Dundas Street

 

CROWE HORWATH LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION SPECIALIST LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

LitigationSpecialist

Winner: Wilson Harle

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SPECIALIST LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

IntellectualSpecialist

Winner: AJ Park

 

PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

PropertyConstructionSpecialist

Winner: Thompson Blackie Biddles
Highly Commended: AlexanderDorrington

 

AIG INSURANCE SPECIALIST LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

InsuranceSpecialist

Winner: Wotton + Kearney (formerly DAC Beachcroft New Zealand)

 

LEGAL PERSONNEL EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (1-50 EMPLOYEES)

EmployerofChoice 1-50

Winner: Webb Henderson

 

LEGAL PERSONNEL EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (51-100 EMPLOYEES)

EmployerofChoice 51-100

Winner: Wynn Williams

 

LEGAL PERSONNEL EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (>100 EMPLOYEES)

EmployerofChoice 100

Winner: Russell McVeagh

 

RESOLUTION INSTITUTE MEDIATOR OF THE YEAR

MediatoroftheYear

Winner: Timothy McMichael

 

ARTEMIS EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT YOUNG PRIVATE PRACTICE LAWYER OF THE YEAR (UNDER 35)

YoungPrivatePracticeLawyer

Winner: Jeremy Johnson, Wynn Williams

 

 

NZ LAWYER DEAL TEAM OF THE YEAR (<100 EMPLOYEES)

DealTeamlessthan 100

Winner: Anderson Lloyd Infrastructure Team
Highly Commended:  Mayne Wetherell Corporate Team

 

 

NZ LAWYER DEAL TEAM OF THE YEAR (>100 EMPLOYEES)

 DealTeammorethan 100

Winner: Russell McVeagh Corporate Advisory Team
Highly Commended: Bell Gully Corporate Team

 

 

CROWE HORWATH MANAGING PARTNER OF THE YEAR (<100 EMPLOYEES)

ManagingPartnerlessthan 100

Winner: Jared Ormsby, Wynn Williams

 

CROWE HORWATH MANAGING PARTNER OF THE YEAR (>100 EMPLOYEES)

ManagingPartner over 100

Winner: Peter Chemis, Buddle Findlay

SPONSORS

Event Partner

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