Five White & Case Deals Win EMEA Finance 2011 Achievement Awards
Five White & Case deals have won awards in EMEA Finance magazine's annual round of Achievement Awards. According to the magazine, the awards highlight transactional excellence across the banking and capital markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Awards were given for the following deals:
(1) Best Sovereign Bond in Africa - Republic of Namibia debut US$500 million debut sovereign bond
(2) Best Sovereign Bond in EMEA - State of Qatar US$5 billion sovereign bond
(3) Best Financial Institution Bond - Guaranty Trust Bank US$500 million eurobond
(4) Best Sovereign Bond in CEE - Slovak Republic US$1.7billion sovereign bond
White & Case won an EMEA Finance Achievement Award for its work on Şekerbank's bond issuance, with the transaction being named as Best Covered Bond by the magazine.