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VILAF won three awards at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024

(L-R): Senior Partner Anh Dang, Counsel Hoang Duong, Senior Associate Le Ngoc Quynh Anh, Partner Hao Nguyen

VILAF is proud to have won three awards at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024 held on 20 March 2024 at the St. Regis Hong Kong, including:

Vietnam Law Firm of the Year – for our outstanding deal track records in the year

Equity Deal of the Year – J&T Express US$500 million IPO – this was the second largest IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2023

Project Finance Deal of the Year – 600MW Monsoon Wind Project – this is the first cross-border renewable energy project in the ASEAN area

The IFLR Asia Pacific Awards annually recognises firms and their work in the Asia Pacific region that has exhibited innovativeness, sophistication, and complexity in cross-border transactions in the areas of capital markets, M&A, private equity, project finance, restructuring, and structured finance.

VILAF Chairperson, Duyen Ha Vo expressed, “We are deeply honored and thankful. These awards serve as a testament to the breadth and depth of VILAF’s exceptional legal services.  Providing dedicated legal services on intricate and innovative transactions lies at the core of our strategic approach.  The unwavering trust and support of our valued clients and colleagues have served as a driving force, inspiring us to pursue excellence relentlessly and deliver outstanding results each day.”

“The cornerstone of our success lies in our ability to unite, retain, and cultivate a wealth of talent within a dynamic platform designed to foster individual growth. While each member thrives in their unique capacity, our collective focus remains steadfast: delivering services that surpass our clients’ expectations,” Ho Chi Minh City Office Managing Partner, Tung Ngo shares.

Hanoi Office Managing Partner, Ngoc Anh Bui said, “Much thankful to IFLR for these recognitions, and to our clients and partners for your trust and cooperations.  The deal of the year awards again showcase our leading market position in the project finance practice and equity practice, while the Vietnam Law Firm of the Year award reconfirms our top-notch legal services to our clients.”

VILAF was also shortlisted for the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024 in the following categories:

  • Deal of the Year: Debt-and equity-linked Vingroup exchangeable bonds
  • Deal of the Year: M&A – Citi’s sale of consumer banking business to UOB
  • Deal of the Year: M&A – VinFast and Black Spade business combination

VILAF is a business law firm dedicated to providing high-quality legal services to corporate clients and financial institutions in a wide range of business sectors.  VILAF has been consistently ranked as Tier 1 in Vietnam by all prestigious international legal editorials including Legal500, Chambers, IFLR1000, Asia Legal Business, AsiaLaw and Inhouse Community and is one of the largest law firms in Vietnam.