Sidley has been shortlisted in two categories at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022. The prestigious awards, launched in 2013, recognize and celebrate excellence and innovation across the legal sector. This year, LexisNexis shortlisted Sidley for:
- Deal of the Year, for its representation of affiliates of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) and its portfolio Managed Market Insights & Technology (MMIT), in connection with MMIT’s US$1.6 billion merger with Evaluate, a London-based provider of commercial intelligence and predictive analytics to the pharmaceutical industry. Upon completion of the merger, WCAS, and Evaluate’s equity partner, Hg Capital, will share joint control of the combined business.
- Pro Bono Award, in recognition of Sidley’s pro bono program in London, which focuses on tackling barriers to access to justice, enhancing the impact of charities and non-profits, and supporting international human rights.
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March 30, 2022.