Legal Advisor of the Year

   European Legal Advisor
of the Year
The breadth of offering from Simmons & Simmons impressed judges. The firm provides advice across a broad range of investment products and asset classes, including private equity and hedge funds. Judges also liked the firm’s leadership role. For example, when Lehman Brothers collapsed the firm held a conference call for 300 clients, and it chaired the ethics working group at the Alternative Investment Management Association.
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also shortlisted ...  Norton Rose
Clients for Norton Rose’s pan-European advice include BlackRock, F&C Asset Management and Schroder Property Investment Management. In 2007/8 the firm also advised five leading public financing institutions in their establishment of the 2012 Carbon Credit Fund. White &ââ?¬Ë?Case
Clients include the largest Nordic private equity fund. White & Case has represented Nordic Capital on the structuring, establishment and closing of a e4.3bn private equity fund and continues to advise on capital raising.

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