Maples Group Honoured with Two Industry Award Wins in Asia
29 Nov 2019
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm was honoured to win two prestigious awards at the annual HFM Asia Services Awards and China Offshore Awards in Hong Kong and Shanghai respectively this month.
The firm was named "Offshore Law Firm" at the 2019 HFM Asia Services Awards and "Best Foreign Firm" at the China Offshore Awards.
Commenting on the wins, Mark Western, Managing Partner of the Group's law firm in Hong Kong said, "These awards demonstrate the continued excellence of our collective teams in Asia and are a testament to our commitment to providing premier legal, fiduciary and fund services to the hedge fund and finance industries across the Asia Pacific.
The HFM Asia Services Awards recognises hedge fund service providers who demonstrate exceptional client service, innovative product development and strong and sustainable business growth over the past 12 months.
The China Offshore Awards celebrates service providers, organisations and individuals in the industry who are actively supporting and developing offshore financial services and the benefits it brings to China.
Throughout 2019, the teams collected three other "Offshore Firm of the Year" awards at the IFLR Asia Awards, Asia Legal Awards and ALB China Law Awards.
The recipient of several 2019 deal awards, the teams received the M&A Deal of the Year at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards, Equity Deal of the Year and TMT Deal of the Year at the ALB China Law Awards, Equity Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia Awards and Equity Securities Deal of the Year at the Asia Legal Awards.
The Maples Group's Asia offices have over 300 legal, fund services and fiduciary services lawyers and professionals based in Hong Kong and Singapore. The Group's Asia Pacific team has 21 practising partners. Earlier this year, the Group opened an office in Shanghai in response to the growing client base in China.
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