The Financial Times and The Mergermarket Group Name HFN Israel Law Firm of the Year
HFN was recognised as the Israel Law Firm of the Year by The Financial Times and The Mergermarket Group. HFN Managing Partner Meir Linzen and Partner Ehud Sol, head of Corporate and Securities, accepted the honour at the European M&A Awards held in London on 9 December.
Award winners were chosen through a selection process which utilised empirical data as well as independent expert opinion. HFN was judged on noteworthy M&A transactions including: representing Hutchinson Wampoa Group in its sale of Partner Communications (approximately USD 1.38 billion), advising Apax Partners in the purchase of a controlling interest in Psagot Investment House, Israel’s largest investment house (approximately NIS 3.1 billion) as well as representing buyers and sellers in several of the largest technology transactions of 2010.
2010 was the first year The Financial Times and The Mergermarket Group introduced a category for Israel.