Shearman & Sterling won four awards from China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2019, in the categories of Anti-Bribery & Compliance, Capital Markets (Overseas), Construction and Infrastructure, and Dispute Resolution.
Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce that on March 11, 2019, the firm was awarded the inaugural Grand Prize for Professional Equality (“Grand Prix de l’Egalité Professionnelle”) by the Paris Bar, in recognition of its innovative and outstanding contribution to the promotion of equality.
Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Seoul, South Korea.
Shearman & Sterling advised Investcorp on the launch of a joint venture with Aberdeen Standard Investments that will invest in infrastructure projects in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. They plan to raise between $800 million and $1 billion.
Shearman & Sterling advised the Cyprus Cooperative Bank on the sale of certain assets and liabilities to Hellenic Bank. The transaction involved the acquisition of around €10.3 billion of assets.
The American Lawyer selected CVS Health’s $70 billion acquisition of Aetna, in which Shearman & Sterling acted as legal advisor to CVS Health, as the M&A Deal of the Year. It also named the firm to its A-List, identifying the firm as one of the top-20 law firms in the United States.