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4 th Annual
to all the
2 01 5 W INN ERS !
May 2, 2015: Global M&A Network, honored the winners the 4th ANNUAL EUROPE, MIDDLE
EAST and AFRICA M&A ATLAS AWARDS in the “Deals of the Year” and outstanding “Firm of the
Year” unique awards categories at the annual awards gala ceremony held on last week on the
evening of April 30th, 2015 at the Park Lane Hotel in London.
“Once again, we are delighted to continue the tradition of excellence and honor the best of the brass from the wider European, Middle East and African M&A communities. We congratulate and thank all the winner’ attendees for sharing the evening with us and look forward to welcoming them again next year.” Shanta Kumari, chief executive officer and global group editor at, Global M&A Network.
about: EMEA M&A ATLAS AWARDS: As part of the world’s most prestigious industry awards, the EMEA awards exclusively honors excellence for middle market deals valued below a billion dollars in the categories of best deals and outstanding firm of the year awards.
Prestige & Merit: Winning the M&A ATLAS AWARDS equates to achieving the highest “Gold Standard of Performance” acclaim locally, regionally and globally since the winners are selected independently for successfully closing the best value-generating deals over the past eight years.
The award validates corporate growth, private equity investment strategy, deal team talents, as well as the organization competitive brand leadership position.
General enquiries, logo, marketing materials, photo’s, kindly, contact:
Raj Kashyap, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +914.886.3085 (USA) EUROPE,
AFRICADISTINGUISHED WINNERS │2015.
CONGRATUALATIONS:4 th ANNUAL AW ARDS GALA, London, United Kingdom
IQBAL KHANChief Executive Officer Fajr Capital Group
Recipient of the:
LEADERSHIP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD of the Year.
The award is in recognition of Mr. Khan’s long-standing accomplishments to advance and contribute in the area of Islamic Finance as well as to make growth and value creating investments.
Mr. Khan is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, Jadwa Investment and MENA Infrastructure. Previously, he was the founding CEO of HSBC Amanah, the global Islamic financial services division of the HSBC Group.
We congratulate Mr. Khan and the FajrCapital team, wishing them many success.
MIDDLE EAST OUTSTANDING FIRM AWARDSWinners of the Year MIDDLE EAST PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM of the Year WINNER: Fajr Capital MIDDLE EAST M&A INVESTMENT BANK of the Year WINNER: Barclays MIDDLE EAST M&A LAW FIRM of the Year WINNER: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
EUROPE OUTSTANDING FIRM AWARDSWinners of the Year PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM of the Year WINNER: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM of the Year WINNER: The Riverside Company PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM of the Year WINNER: LDC Private Equity M&A INVESTMENT BANK of the Year WINNER: Rothschild M&A LAW FIRM of the Year WINNER: Baker & McKenzie M&A TAX ADVISOR of the Year WINNER: Ernst & Young ACCOUNTING & TRANSACTIONS ADVISOR of the Year WINNER: Grant Thornton
AFRICA OUTSTANDING FIRM AWARDSWinners of the Year PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM of the Year WINNER: Development Partners International M&A INVESTMENT BANK of the Year WINNER: Ernst & Young Corporate Finance M&A LAW FIRM of the Year WINNER: ENS Africa
Note: Firm award winners are selected independently irrespective of league table rankings, based on technical performance criteria such as – firm track record, (2) regional market expertise; (3) team experience – sectors, leadership, etc.; (4) client service; and, (5) year to year improvements in terms of volume and values as well quality of deals successfully completed.
MIDDLE EAST DEAL of the YEAR AWARDS WINNERS Note: It is the deal that wins!
DEAL WINNER: Fajr Capital led investor group acquisition of National Petroleum Services.
Winner: Fajr Capital.
DEAL WINNER: Millennium Offshore Services to acquire Seafox Group (Seafox).
Winner: EFG-Hermes, financial advisor to Millennium Offshore Services.
DEAL WINNER: EFG Hermes Private Equity acquisition stake in EDPR France from EDP Renewables, subsidiary of Energias de Portugal Renovaveis.
Winners Circle: Global Capital Finance, financial advisor to EFG Hermes Private Equity, EFG Hermes Private Equity.
AFRICA DEAL of the YEAR AWARDS WINNERS Note: It is the deal that wins!
DEAL WINNER: Ethos Private Equity led investor group including Development Partners International and Public Investment Corporation acquisition of RTT Group.
Winners Circle: Ethos Private Equity, Development Partners International, and ENS Africa.
DEAL WINNER: The Foschini Group acquisition Phase Eight.
Winner: ENS Africa legal advisor to The Foschini Group.
DEAL WINNER: First Bank of Nigeria acquisition of West Africa Operations assets of ICB Group.
Winner: FBN Capital.
DEAL WINNER: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts investment in Afriflora.
Winner: KKR, maiden investment in Ethiopia based Afriflora, founded and operated by the Barnhoorn family.
About ► “Gold Standard of Performance”, the world’s most prestigious industry awards honors the best value creating deals and outstanding firms from the European, Middle East and the African middle market deal communities.
Prestige ► Winning the M&A Atlas Awards validates the deal team expertise and leadership for completing value generating deals and the firm’s preeminent position in the local, regional and global markets since winners are selected independently for the past 9 years.
Deal award winners are selected independently based on evaluative metrics such as – Winners Selection ► Transaction rationale, synergy, style; (2) value, structure; (3) markets, sectors; (4) transaction impact; (5) deal team expertise and leadership. Firm award winners are selected independently irrespective of league table rankings, based on technical performance criteria such as – track record, (2) regional market expertise; (3) team experience – sectors, leadership, etc.; (4) client service; and, (5) significantly, year to year improvements in terms of volume and values.
Awards Gala ► Winners are honored at the annual awards gala and dinner, trophy presentation ceremony.
As always, winners and deal teams must attend the gala to accept the industry’s most “elegant and prized trophy”. Global M&A Network does not ship or sell trophies including to any registered guests who are unable to confirm alternative firm substitutes.
Details + Upcoming Info, visit: https://globalmanetwork.com/europe-ma
Winners are honored at the 4th annual awards gala. Only firm’s attending the gala and accepting
the “winner’s trophy” are able to purchase additional trophy’s for their colleagues or clients. Firm’s that did not attend the gala and receive their winner trophy cannot purchase or receive the trophies regardless of the registration status.
Inquiries, + logo’s, photo, etc: Raj Kashyap, (U.S.): +914.886.3085 E: email@example.com