11 February 2016
Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) have been ranked amongst the world’s leading legal advisors in Trade Finance’s inaugural Full Year League Tables Analysis for the year 2015.
Specifically, WFW was ranked:
Transport – WFW’s stand-out top ranking – was the biggest sector by deal count (188) worldwide and the third largest by deal value. The Asia-Pacific region had the greatest number of transport deals – 61 – followed by Europe on 58.WFW’s excellent performance comes despite, as Trade Finance noted, a tough year for many trade finance sectors – commodities in particular.
The rankings are based on data from 1,255 medium- to long-term trade finance transactions closed in the full year 2015 and gathered by Trade Finance from both submissions and proprietary research. Total market value was $US688.8bn.