Akin Gump Named “Best Onshore Law Firm” at HFMWeek’s Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015

(Hong Kong) – Akin Gump has been named the “Best Onshore Law Firm” at HFMWeek’s Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015, presented at a lunchtime ceremony at the Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong on September 21.

The annual HFMWeek Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards “recognize and reward those hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.”

This award follows success for Akin Gump at HFMWeek’s 2015 European Hedge Fund Services Awards at which the firm was named “Best Onshore Law Firm - Hedge Fund Start-Ups” for the second year running, and the most recent HFMWeek’s US Hedge Fund Services Awards, at which the firm was awarded the “Best Onshore Law Firm”. The investment management practice has also won a number of other awards and accolades in Asia, Europe and the United States in recent years.

Akin Gump’s global investment management practice was greatly enhanced in October 2014 by the arrival of a top-flight team of lawyers in its Hong Kong and London offices, including notable hedge funds and private funds lawyers, as well as significant U.K. and U.S. contentious and non-contentious financial regulatory capacity.

Akin Gump’s 100+ lawyer investment funds practice has market-leading hedge fund advisory capabilities across Asia, Europe and the United States. For further information on Akin Gump’s global investment management team, please click here.

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

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