Paul Hastings Wins Two “Deal of the Year” Awards at Asia Legal Awards 2023

March 31, 2023

Paul Hastings LLP received two “Deal of the Year” awards at Law.com International’s Asia Legal Awards 2023. The firm was recognized in the following categories:

Cross-border M&A Deal of the Year (0-$2 billion): SD Biosensor and SJL Partners’ $1.53 billion acquisition of Meridian Bioscience

Paul Hastings advised SD Biosensor and SJL Partners in their acquisition of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO), a leading global provider of diagnostic testing solutions and life science raw materials. Meridian stock will no longer be traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and its shareholders will have the right to receive $34 per share. The company will continue to operate as an independent entity.

Securities Deal of the Year: Equity: LG Energy Solution’s initial public offering in South Korea

Paul Hastings advised LG Energy Solution in its US$10.7 billion global offering and listing on the Korea Exchange. This record-setting listing is the largest IPO in South Korean capital markets to date. Morgan Stanley and KB Securities acted as the joint lead managers.

The Asia Legal Awards honor the best work and identify the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in the region.

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