Akin Gump Debuts as Sponsor of Annual Norwood Distressed Investing Dinner, £275K+ Raised at Premier Industry Event

(London) - Akin Gump is proud to announce its first-ever sponsorship of the annual Distressed Investing Dinner in aid of the Norwood charity.  This year’s dinner, held at the Savoy Hotel in London on 17 September, raised over £275,000 for Norwood’s services for vulnerable children and their families, children with special educational needs and adults with learning disabilities.

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the dinner, which is the leading annual event for the distressed investing industry, attended by more than 250 people. The total sum raised since the dinner’s inception is now over £2 million.

James Roome, senior partner of Akin Gump in London, commented: “Akin Gump is very active in the distressed investing market, so we are delighted to be connected with the event. It really has become the ‘don’t miss’ event for our industry.”

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 900 lawyers and advisors in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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