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WFW Asia Practice wins Debt Market Deal of the Year and Malaysia Deal of the Year at Asia Legal Business Malaysia Awards

1 April 2015

Watson Farley & Williams Asia Practice is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two Asia Legal Business Malaysia Awards, after a number of its transactions were shortlisted in an impressive six categories. The awards ceremony was held at the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur on 27 March 2015 and brought together in-house teams and law firms doing business in Malaysia to celebrate excellence in the legal sector. The awards are described as showcasing “the best competencies of legal minds from different practical orientations”, and acknowledges the firm’s strong reputation in the Malaysian market.

WFW Asia Practice was recognised at the awards for its work advising SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad on its landmark RM16.5 billion (approximately US$5.5 billion) multi-currency group financing facility, which was worked on by partner Andrew Nimmo and senior associate Lizzie Roe. The deal won two awards on the night: Debt Market Deal of the Year and Malaysia Deal of the Year.

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