The Deal named Davis Polk “Healthcare & Pharma Law Firm of the Year” at the 2019 Deal Awards Europe. The awards recognize the leading lawyers, bankers, advisers and investors shaping the M&A deal economy.
Davis Polk was also recognized for its role advising Comcast on its £30.6 billion cash offer and winning bid for Sky, which was named "Deal of the Year," and “Technology, Media & Telecom Deal of the Year.” The firm was also recognized for its role advising Evercore Partners International as financial adviser to The Rank Group on its recommended offer to acquire Stride Gaming, which was named “Middle-Market Deal of the Year.”
Additionally, the firm was recognized in connection with GlaxoSmithKline’s acquisition of Tesaro Inc., which was named “Healthcare & Pharma Deal of the Year” and Marsh & McLennan’s acquisition of Jardine Thompson, which was named “Financial Services Deal of the Year.”
The 2019 Deal Awards Europe were presented on October 30, 2019, in London.