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Fried Frank Receives Equity Deal of the Year Award

Accolades | May 19, 2017

Fried Frank received the Equity Deal of the Year award at the 2017 IFLR Americas Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 18, 2017. The Firm was recognized for its work as counsel to the underwriters on Athene Holding’s US$1.25 billion IPO, which was one of the top three IPOs in 2016, by size. Athene is a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Daniel J. Bursky and Mark S. Hayek; and included corporate partners Andrew B. Barkan, Joshua Wechsler, Gregg Beechey and Michael T. Gershberg; executive compensation & ERISA partner Amy L. Blackman; and corporate special counsel Lee T. Barnum.

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