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The Deal Names Paul Hastings Middle-Market Law Firm of the Year and Anu Balasubramanian as Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year

November 09, 2019

Deal Awards

London – Paul Hastings LLP was named “Middle‑Market Law Firm of the Year” and partner Anu Balasubramanian was named “Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year” at The Deal Awards Europe 2019. The awards recognize the leading international lawyers, bankers, and investors in cross-border deal-making.

In the past 12 months under Balasubramanian’s leadership, the London Private Equity practice has advised private equity sponsors on more than 15 closed deals with a total transaction value of more than €6.5 billion. Additionally, our Global Private Equity practice advised on more than 150 deals globally in 2018, and in excess of 400 private equity sponsor financing transactions in the last four years.

This recognition follows the recent arrival at Paul Hastings of private equity partners in Paris, a transatlantic private equity team in London and Washington D.C., and M&A and capital markets hires in Los Angeles and São Paulo.

Paul Hastings’ Private Equity practice was also recently named "Private Equity Team of the Year" at the Transatlantic Legal Awards presented by Legal WeekThe American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.