Lenz & Staehelin wins "M&A Deal of the Year" at IFLR Europe Awards

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) recently announced the nominations for its 2010 Asia, Europe and Americas Awards. On 18 March 2010, Lenz & Staehelin, together with other firms advising on the deal, won the "M&A Deal of the Year" award at the IFLR Europe Awards ceremony in London. The firm was honored for its representation of PartnerRe, a leading global reinsurer, on its approximately USD 2 billion acquisition of PARIS RE, a Swiss reinsurer.

The Lenz & Staehelin team included Rudolf Tschäni, Stephan Erni (both M&A/Corporate) and Philipp Jermann (Regulatory). Heini Rüdisühli, Franziska Stadtherr and Luzi Cavelti provided tax advice, Matthias Oertle employment benefits advice.