Cleary Gottlieb Wins Four “Deal of the Year” Awards and a “Grand Prize” at the American Lawyer Global Legal Awards

September 28, 2015

Cleary Gottlieb has been honored with four 2015 "Global Legal" awards by The American Lawyer, announced September 28. The awards recognize the best cross-border legal work of the past year.

Cleary Gottlieb also won the "Grand Prize" as "Global Corporate Deal of the Year" for advising Lafarge in its Merger of Equals with Swiss cement company Holcim. The matter also received "Global M&A Deal of the Year (Europe)" award.

Cleary was also recognized for the following matters:

  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring (South America): OGX’s debt restructuring
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year (U.S.): Actavis / Allergan 
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year (Ireland): Medtronic / Covidien

Grand prize winners for each category were announced at the publication’s third annual awards ceremony.