Two S&C Deals Honored With “Deal of the Year” Awards by The Deal

November 8, 2019

Two deals on which S&C advised were honored at The Deal’s 2nd annual The Deal Awards Europe. The awards recognize “the advisers and service providers who power M&A in Europe and around the globe” and are selected from hundreds of nominations. 

S&C won “Energy & Industrials Deal of the Year” for the representation of Merck KGaA in its $6.5 billion acquisition of Versum Materials Inc. The global team representing Merck in this transaction was led by York Schnorbus, Matt Hurd and Eric Krautheimer and included cross-practice/cross-office representation from our global antitrust, tax, intellectual property and litigation practices.

S&C also took home the award for “Financial Services Deal of the Year” for the representation of Goldman Sachs as financial adviser to Marsh & McLennan Companies in its $6.4 billion acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson. The team who acted on behalf of Goldman Sachs included Steve Kotran, Ben Perry, Presley Warner and Jeremy Kutner.