Webber Wentzel's market-leading position was re-affirmed at the DealMakers Annual Gala Awards on 23 February 2022 when they won four of the six legal DealMakers awards:
Legal Adviser of the Year 2021 - M&A - by Deal Value
Legal Adviser of the Year 2021 – BEE M&A Deals - by Deal Value
Legal Adviser of the Year 2021 - General Corporate Finance - by Transaction Value
Legal Adviser of the Year 2021 - General Corporate Finance - by Transaction Flow
They also received second place for
Legal Adviser of the Year 2021 – M&A - by Deal Flow.
In addition, Webber Wentzel acted as a legal adviser on the M&A Deal of the Year, Private Equity Deal of the Year, BEE Deal of the Year, and the Business Rescue Transaction of the Year.
Webber Wentzel's Jesse Watson was also one of the four shortlisted nominees for
Individual Dealmaker of the Year 2021.
"We would like to congratulate all our clients who had their deals recognised and thank them for trusting us to help them achieve a transformative impact in the market." – Christo Els, Chairman and Senior Partner, Webber Wentzel.
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