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With over three decades in the region, Paul, Weiss has long been recognized as a leader and legal innovator among international law firms in Asia. Our Asia based partners have been consistently ranked in the top tier of practitioners in their areas of expertise.
Betty Yap and Paul, Weiss Recognized at ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2020
- December 1, 2020
Corporate partner Betty Yap was named “Dealmaker of the Year” by Asian Legal Business at its annual Hong Kong Law Awards.
The publication also recognized two Paul, Weiss transactions: our representation of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, alongside TPG Capital Asia and TPG Growth, in an acquisition of an up to 35% equity interest in Dream Cruises from Genting Hong Kong for $489 million won “M&A Deal of the Year,” and our representation of KKR in its $794 million acquisition of a majority equity stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited’s China lighting business won “Finance Deal of the Year.”
The ALB Law Awards is one of the largest and longest-running legal awards in Asia. In this competitive space, it is a significant achievement that Paul, Weiss was also shortlisted in six different categories, including “Managing Partner of the Year,” “Deal Firm of the Year” and “Innovative Technologies Law Firm of the Year.”