We were awarded the Middle Market International M&A “Deal of the Year” for advising Belgium-based S.W.I.F.T. SCRL (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication)on its acquisition of Ambit Messaging Hub from SunGard.
We were also finalists for advising on four other recent international transactions:
- SMARTS Group (Sydney, Australia), which we advised on its sale to NASDAQ OMX;
- Avox (Wrexham, United Kingdom), a majority-owned company of Deutsche Börse, which we advised on its sale to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC);
- iSuppli Corporation (El Segundo, California), which we advised on its sale to IHS; and
- Qatar Insurance Services (Doha, Qatar), which we advised on its acquisition of RI3K.
The awards were held at the Cornell Club.