Ziarul Financiar granted awards, on Tuesday evening, to the law firms that intermediated the most important transactions of 2012, in the 4th edition of the Lawyers’ Gala, an event that brought together the most important lawyers in Romania.
The prize for the biggest transaction in the retail sector went to the law firms ‘Gide Loyrette Nouel,’ for assisting the Auchan group in the acquisition of the Real hypermarktes, and ‘Schoenherr si Asociatii’ for assisting Metro in the sale towards Auchan of the Real hypermarkets. The prize for the biggest transaction in real estate was granted to the law firm ‘Reff si Asociatii’ for assisting the investment fund NEPI in the acquisition of City Business Center Timisoara and to law firm NNDKP for assisting Ovidiu Sandor in the sale of the City Business Center Timisoara project. The award for the biggest transaction in the Banks, Insurances and Pension Funds sector went to CMS Cameron McKenna for assisting MetLife in the purchase of Aviva, and to Clifford Chance Badea for assisting the Aviva group in the sale of its local operations towards MetLife.
The prize for the biggest transaction in the pharma industry was granted to the law firm Clifford Chance Badea for assisting Novator in the sale of Actavis towards Watson.