Gilbert + Tobin has won M&A Legal Advisor of the Year, Consumer M&A Legal Advisor of the Year, Mid-Market M&A Legal Advisor of the Year US$5 – 150 million and Energy, and Mining & Utilities M&A Deal of the Year (Iberdrola’s acquisition of Infigen) at the Mergermarket Australia M&A Awards 2020.
Neil Pathak and Costas Condoleon, co-heads of G+T’s Corporate Advisory team, said that they were delighted with the wins, which followed on from being nominated for six Legal Adviser of the Year awards.
“We appreciate being involved in so many of this year’s winning deals and we would like to congratulate the G+T team on this well-deserved independent recognition. These awards are a great reflection of the expertise and hard work of our many dedicated lawyers. We look forward to continuing to advise on many of Australia’s largest and most complicated corporate transactions.”
Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading Corporate Advisory team, which boasts some of Australia’s leading M&A, Private Equity, ECM and Funds lawyers, has advised on many of Australia’s largest and most innovative transactions, including recently advising KKR on the proposed acquisition of a 55% interest in Colonial First State (CFS) and establishment of a joint venture with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, with the transaction valuing CFS at $3.4 billion, Westpac on the sale of its Vendor Finance business, Anheuser-Busch InBev on the $16 billion sale of Carlton & United Breweries to Asahi Group, GrainCorp on the $3.3 billion demerger of GrainCorp’s international malting business, BGH Capital on the $2.1 billion acquisition of Navitas, and Viva Energy on its $2.65 billion IPO