29 May 2015
Watson Farley & Williams Asia Practice is pleased to announce that it has been awarded “Debt Market Deal of the Year” at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Awards 2015. WFW Asia Practice was recognised 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 led by Partner Andrew Nimmo and Senior Associate Lizzie Roe. This deal has won multiple awards this year, including the overall Lloyd’s List Asia “Deal of the Year” accolade and several other major industry Deal of the Year wins.
The awards ceremony was held on 28 May 2015 at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore and brought together professionals from across the entire legal spectrum to celebrate the best firms and the biggest deals in the region of the past year. The ceremony is described as “the most prestigious event in the legal calendar of the SE Asian region” and this win highlights the firm’s pre-eminent position in advising industry-leading clients on headline deals in the South East Asian market.
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