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DFDL Receives Two Wins at The Asian Lawyer’s Emerging Markets Awards 2014



DFDL is honoured to receive two awards at The Asian Lawyer’s inaugural Emerging Markets Awards held in Singapore on 19 November.  The Firm walked away with the “TMT Deal of the Year” as well as the “Project Finance Deal of the Year”.

The “TMT Deal of the Year” award was for our involvement in Ooredoo Group’s USD 15 billion investment in Myanmar.

The Firm was also awarded the “Project Finance Deal of the Year” for advising on the USD 1 billion Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydroelectric power project in the Lao PDR.

Thierry Gougy, Partner and Head of Regional M&A Practice is based in Singapore and collected the awards on behalf of the Firm.

The Firm was also shortlisted as a finalist in the following categories:

  • TMT Deal of the Year: TPG Capital’s USD 40 million investment in Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd.
  • Energy Deal of the Year: Woodside Petroleum’s USD 1 billion investment in Myanmar

The awards are a result of vigorous debate among ALM’s top editors and reporters in Hong Kong, New York and London, and included editorial staff at The Asian Lawyer’s sister publications The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and Litigation Daily.

For more information about the Asian Lawyer’s inaugural Emerging Markets Awards on ALM’s website, please click here.