Two S&C Deals Honored as ‘Deal of the Year’ at The Asia Legal AwardsJuly 1, 2022
Two deals on which S&C advised were recognized as “Deal of the Year” at The Asia Legal Awards 2022 hosted by Law.com International. As Asia’s most renowned ceremony for the legal elite, The Asia Legal Awards honor the best work in the region. The privatisation of 51job.com won “TMT Deal of the Year,” where S&C advised Recruit Holdings, 51job’s largest shareholder, on the deal. The deal had previously been named “Capital Markets Deal of the Year” at China Business Law Journal’s 2021 China Deals of the Year awards. S&C partners Brian Hamilton, Garth Bray, Lauren Boehmke and Jamie Logie worked on this deal.
Grab Holdings' US$40 billion SPAC deal and listing was named “M&A Deal of the Year: South and South East Asia.” This was the world’s largest SPAC deal worth $40 billion. S&C served as U.S. counsel to lead financial adviser to Grab Holdings Inc.