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O’Melveny Named Law Firm of the Year (Fund Formation) in Asia by Private Equity International For Third Consecutive Year

March 01, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Julie Fei

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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Lena Li

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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LOS ANGELES ─ March 1, 2013 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP has been named Law Firm of the Year (fund formation) in Asia by Private Equity International. The award is chosen based on votes from readers of the publication. This marks the third consecutive year that O’Melveny has won this prestigious award. 

"It means so much to us that our clients continue to recognize the value that O’Melveny provides in the fund formation and private equity space, and we thank them wholeheartedly for their continued support. This award reaffirms our market-leading position and commitment to providing outstanding client service and legal advice," said Dean Collins, head of O’Melveny’s fund formation practice in Asia.

O’Melveny has one of the broadest and deepest private equity and funds teams in Asia, with more than 15 dedicated fund formation lawyers in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo. The Firm’s Asia team includes lawyers who have worked both in-house and on the business side at major industry players.

For the past 12 years, the readers of Private Equity International have chosen winners across a number of practice areas without input from the publication’s editors or from the law and private equity firms themselves. The global poll attracts thousands of votes from fund managers, investors, and advisors in more than 50 countries, according to the publication.

In other recent recognitions, O’Melveny was named "Private Equity Team of the Year" at the Legal Business Awards 2013, which were held in London on February 7, 2013.

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

With approximately 800 lawyers in 16 offices worldwide, O’Melveny & Myers LLP helps industry leaders across a broad array of sectors manage the complex challenges of succeeding in the global economy. We are a values-driven law firm, guided by the principles of excellence, leadership, and citizenship. Our commitment to these values is reflected in our dedication to improving access to justice through pro bono work and championing initiatives that increase the diversity of the legal profession. For more information, please visit www.omm.com.