Award Global Competition Review

GCR Awards 2020

Global Competition Review honored Kirkland & Ellis antitrust/competition partner Paula Riedel as “Dealmaker of the Year” at the 10th annual GCR Awards. Paula was recognized for her work on two major pharmaceutical deals in 2019: Bristol-Myers Squibb’s acquisition of Celgene Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline’s joint venture with Pfizer. Paula was also recognized for advising Infineon Technologies on its acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor, which the European Commission cleared unconditionally in October 2019. The 2020 GCR Awards recognized the most complex deals and cases from 2019, as well as several of the leading firms and standout individuals.