Shearman & Sterling M&A partner Stephanie Tang (Hong Kong/Beijing-Mergers & Acquisitions) was awarded “Best M&A Legal Service Award 2017” by the China Mergers & Acquisitions Association for her role in advising the Independent Committee of the Board of Directors of Bona Film Group Limited (Bona Film) on the $1 billion buyout transaction. Stephanie and her team served as US counsel and led the entire life cycle of the buyout transaction.
Co-hosted by the China Mergers & Acquisitions Association and the M&A Museum, the 10th China M&A Service Awards dinner was held on August 11, 2017 at the Conrad Hong Kong. With more than two months of extensive research, the awards drew on an analysis of industry commentaries, self-recommendations and involved a complicated assessment process from the judging panel. The winning transactions involved multiple industry sectors including healthcare, artificial intelligence, equipment manufacturing, biotechnology, chemical, services and finance and covered multiple jurisdictions including the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Taiwan.