Webber Wentzel receives two 2019 Juta-sponsored Dealmakers Awards

Webber Wentzel receives two 2019 Juta-sponsored Dealmakers Awards
24 Feb 2020

At the annual Dealmakers Awards held on Wednesday 18 February 2020, CEO of Juta, Kamal Patel, recognised Webber Wentzel as winner in both the 2019 Juta-sponsored categories: Top M&A (mergers and acquisitions) Legal Adviser by Deal Value, and Top M&A Legal Adviser by Deal Flow.

This year marks the ninth year that Juta has sponsored these awards, which pays homage to the contribution that the legal fraternity has made in the country’s M&A environment. “Juta has been on a parallel path with the legal sector since the early 80s, be that in the provision of the legal information we provide, and more recently in the introduction of AI technology for the legal profession, Jutastat Evolve,” said Patel.

“Webber Wentzel’s awards are well-deserved given its involvement in 2019 M&A transactions by exchange listed companies, valued at R50.86-billion through a flow of 52 deals,” continued Patel who also paid homage to not just the top award recipients, but acknowledged all participants in the M&A legal environment in the country, especially given the current tough economic climate. “Juta respects your endurance, your guidance and your support,” he said.

Results for M&A Legal Advisers by Deal Value

1. Webber Wentzel (Juta Trophy winner)
2. Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
3. Bowmans
4. ENSafrica

Results for M&A Legal Advisers by Deal Flow

1. Webber Wentzel (Juta Trophy winner)
2. Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
3. ENSafrica
4. Werksmans

 

 

 

 

 

See also:

DealMakers lists Eversheds Sutherland in the top 10 legal advisors for unlisted deals

(This article is provided for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. For more information on the topic, please contact the author/s or the relevant provider.)
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