November 21, 2014
Latham & Watkins advised on two Deals of the Year at The Asian Lawyer’s inaugural “Emerging Markets” awards. The firm advised on the groundbreaking US$1 billion Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower financing in Laos, which was named “Project Finance Deal of the Year,” and the landmark US$290 million exchangeable bond offering by CP Foods in Thailand, which was named “Debt Capital Markets Deal of the Year.”
Michael Sturrock, a partner in the firm’s Singapore office and a Vice Chair of the global Corporate Department, was also named “Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year.”
The awards acknowledge those lawyers and firms who worked on the year’s most innovative and creative deals in India and the ASEAN region.