Achievement Awards 2013 winners: M&A / Private equity

Achievement Awards 2013 winners: M&A / Private equity

Published: March 9, 2014

EMEA Finance is happy to reveal the winning deals and dealmakers of 2013 in our annual Achievement Awards. Nominated by parties including banks and borrowers, and chosen by the EMEA Finance team, these houses and transactions exemplify the kind of innovative efforts taking place in the region's capital markets.

Today we name the winners in the M&A and private equity categories. Visit us throughout the week to discover the winners in other categories:

Monday March 10: M&A • Private equity
Tuesday March 11: Syndicated loans • Structured finance
Wednesday March 12: Restructuring • Islamic finance
Thursday March 13: Debt • Equities
Friday March 14: Investment bank, deal and dealmaker of the year

Full editorial coverage of the awards, including exclusive interviews with many of the winners, will appear in the forthcoming edition of EMEA Finance. To receive the next copy of the magazine free of charge, click here.

We congratulate all of our winners on their achievements and the new ground broken by so much of their work. Join us at the The Law Society's Common Room, London on June 5 for the awards ceremony - the booking form can be found here.


Best M&A house in EMEA: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best M&A house in CEE: Barclays
Best M&A house in the Middle East: Morgan Stanley
Best M&A house in Africa: Rand Merchant Bank
Best M&A deal in EMEA: Merger of Aldar Properties and Sorouh Real Estate
Best M&A deal in CEE: Austrian Post's acquisition of shares in Turkish Aras Kargo
Best M&A deal in the Middle East: Merger of Emirates Aluminium and Dubai Aluminium
Best M&A deal in Africa: Etisalat's acquisition of Maroc Telecom
Best financial institution M&A deal: Guaranty Trust Bank's acquisition of a 70% stake in Fina Bank
Best privatisation programme: Turkey's electricity distribution companies
Best cross-border deal: Metair's acquisition of Mutlu Holding


Best private equity house in EMEA: Abraaj Group
Best private equity house in CEE: Mid Europa Partners
Best private equity house in the Middle East: Investcorp
Best private equity house in Africa: Emerging Capital Partners
Best private equity investment: Standard Chartered Private Equity invests in Choppies
Best private equity exit: Mid Europa Partners sells SBB/Telemach to KKR
Best private equity fund raising: 3TS Capital Partners' €103mn closing of TCEE Fund III