Deals of the Year 2013: A-plus deals in a year of positive thinking

Euromoney’s deals of the year for 2013 show that, despite prolonged periods of market uncertainty, smart issuers and their advisers managed to get some remarkable things done.

Global awards
EdF changed the hybrid game, while Twitter set an IPO landmark. Freddie Mac shared its risk with the private sector and Liberty Global now dominates cable with takeover of Virgin Media
EdF
Twitter
STACR 2013-DN1
Acquisition of Virgin Media
Latin America awards
Winner: BB Seguridade
Highly commended: América Móvil
Highly commended: Rodavias do Tiete
Highly commended: Bancolombia
Asia awards
Winner: China Galaxy Securities
Highly commended: Pertamina 
Highly commended: Vedanta 
Highly commended: Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust 
Highly commended: CNOOC/Nexen   
Central and Eastern Europe awards
Winner: VTB 
Highly commended: Acquisition of Net4Gas   
Highly commended: Pegasus Airlines   
Highly commended: Credit Bank of Moscow   
Middle East awards
Winner: Aldar/Sorouh merger
Highly commended: Arcapita
Highly commended: Asiacell
Highly commended: Emirates Aluminium
Africa awards
Winner: Republic of Rwanda
Highly commended: Transnet 
Highly commended: Dangote   
Highly commended: MTN Nigeria