Shearman And Sterling

News June 16, 2014

Casey Named to Top 50 Global M&A Lawyers List

Partner George Casey (New York–Mergers & Acquisitions) was named to Global M&A Networks’ “Top 50: Global M&A Lawyers” list, which recognizes lawyers who have played a pivotal role in closing outstanding cross-border transactions in the past 12 months.

In addition, Shearman & Sterling won three M&A Atlas Awards, also sponsored by Global M&A Networks, in recognition of the firm’s outstanding performance in the following categories:

  • Cross Border Deal of the Year ($10 billion plus): SoftBank’s acquisition of Sprint Nextel
  • Western Europe Deal of the Year ($5 billion plus): Liberty Global’s acquisition of Virgin Media
  • North America Deal of the Year ($10 billion plus): Intercontinental Exchange Group’s acquisition of NYSE Euronext

Global M&A Networks produces educational and networking conferences to facilitate discussion and debate by enlisting leaders and experts to share their business-building ideas, deal intelligence and strategies. The organization’s M&A Atlas Awards recognizes top achievements from the worldwide buyouts, mergers and acquisitions communities.