Greenberg Traurig Wins M&A ‘Deal of the Year’ in Media, Entertainment or Telecom Category and Corporate Merger of the Year Category

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Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. and Promotora de Informaciones Deal Receives 2011 ACG New York Champion’s Awards

International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP won in the Media, Entertainment or Telecom Deal of the Year and the Corporate Merger of the Year categories at the 2011 ACG New York Champion’s Awards from The M&A Advisor and ACG New York. The awards were presented for Greenberg Traurig's role in the business combination of Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. and Promotora de Informaciones, a transaction that involved more than 100 firm attorneys.

The firm also was a finalist in another category in connection with its outstanding achievements in the middle market M&A industry in the New York Region. Greenberg Traurig was recognized in the Cross-Border Deal of the Year category.

Leading the Liberty deal team at Greenberg Traurig were, from the Fort Lauderdale, Fla. office, shareholders Donn Beloff, Bruce March and Brian Gavsie, and associate Bernie Grondin; from Miami, Fla. shareholders Patricia Menendez-Cambó, Chair of the firm’s Global Practice Group, Randy Bullard, and Mark Lopez, and associate Enrique Conde; from the New York office shareholders Alan Annex and Ken Gerasimovich; in Tysons Corner, Va., shareholder Jason Simon; in the Chicago, Ill. office, shareholder Peter Lieberman; and from the Wilmington, Del. office, shareholder Kelly Terribile.

The winners were announced at the ACG New York Champion’s Awards Gala on Monday, June 20, 2011, at Sotheby’s New York.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2010 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Greenberg Traurig has a strategic alliance with the independent law firm, Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome. The firm was Chambers and Partners' USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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