Following its recognition by The Deal as Private Equity Deal of the Year, has also awarded the sale of Chelsea Football Club—advised by Pillsbury, Northridge Law and Simmons & Simmons—as M&A Team of the Year (Large Deal - £1bn or more) for their 13th British Legal Awards. acknowledged the Chelsea FC transaction as “the largest, most technically complex and fast-moving M&A transaction in the history of sport.” Valuing the sale at £4.25 billion, the deal was completed in just three months and closed in May 2022.

Click here to read more about the transaction and here to view the full list of winners.