The Deal Honors Shearman & Sterling with Deal of the Year Awards
Shearman & Sterling was recognized with several prominent Deal of the Year awards by The Deal, a publication focused on corporate transactions, dealmakers and their advisers. The awards celebrate the dealmakers shaping the deal economy in 2021.
Our firm was recognized for its work on the following deals:
- Financial Services M&A Deal of the Year – Banco Bradesco in its acquisition of BAC Florida Bank
The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partners Scott Petepiece, Derrick Lott, Doreen E. Lilienfeld, Larry Crouch, Ryan Bray, Jennifer D. Morton, Mark D. Lanpher, Kris Ferranti and Roberta Cherman; counsel Thomas Majewski; and associates Matthew Behrens, Y. Jingjing Liang, Jacob Fields, Le-El Sinai, Zachary Aries and Taylor Pugliese.
- Financial Services Deal of the Year – PJT Partners and Piper Sandler & Co. in their capacity as financial advisors to TD Ameritrade in its acquisition by Charles Schwab
The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partners Clare O’Brien, Sean Skiffington, Alan S. Goudiss and K. Mallory Brennan and associate Drew Elphick.
- Private Equity Deal of the Year – Intercontinental Exchange in its acquisition of Ellie Mae from Thoma Bravo
The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partners Rory O’Halloran, Cody L. Wright, John J. Cannon, Michael Chernick, Mark Chorazak and Alan S. Goudiss; counsel Barbara Zylberg; and associates Olivier Souleres, Rena Katsuyama, Joon Lee, Jai Garg, Stephen Ross, Grace Song, Le-El Sinai, Magnus Wieslander, Maeve Wilson, Daniel Yao and Sophie Zander.
These awards demonstrate the firm’s excellent reputation for executing market-leading, highly complex cross-border and industry-transforming transactions.
The Shearman & Sterling team below included associate Joon Lee (New York-Mergers & Acquisitions).