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NEW YORK (March 11, 2014) – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was selected to receive the M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion) award at The M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual International M&A Awards Gala on April 8 at the New York Athletic Club. Greenberg Traurig will be recognized for its role in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities.

The legal team for the acquisition was led by Greenberg Traurig Corporate & Securities Practice shareholder Donn A. Beloff in Fort Lauderdale and New York Corporate & Securities Practice Chair Alan I. Annex. Annex and Beloff, along with shareholder Bruce March in Fort Lauderdale, served as key advisers at all stages of this transaction. The Greenberg Traurig team also included Corporate & Securities shareholders Kenneth A. Gerasimovich in New York; Matthew M. Robbins, Brian J. Gavsie, Kara MacCullough, Jonathan D. Malkin and Matthew W. Miller in Fort Lauderdale; Kelly Terribile in Delaware; and Andrew Caunt and James Mountain in London. Additional team members included Banking shareholder Cindy J.K. Davis in Atlanta; Employee Benefits & Compensation shareholders Steve Lapidus and Mindy Leathe in Miami; Tax shareholders Harry J. Friedman in Fort Lauderdale and Robert Simon in Washington, D.C.; Litigation shareholder Avi Benayoun and Real Estate shareholder Daniel McCawley in Fort Lauderdale; and Intellectual Property shareholder David J. Dykeman in Boston.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.