Allens Arthur Robinson has emerged as the leading firm in project finance deals, by value, for Australasia in the most recent quarter.
The Dealogic League Tables for Australasia Project Finance deals - 3Q 2010, said that Allens acted on 13 project finance deals, woth a combined total of nearly $3.1 billion. This gave the firm a 28.2 per cent market share, well ahead of the next firm, Freehills, who also advised on 13 deals, but with a combined market share of 19.7 per cent.
While Blake Dawson only acted on two deals, it was enough to gain the firm nearly 14 per cent of the market, to rank it third, ahead of Mallesons Stephen Jaques, whose 8 deals yielded an 11.7 per cent market share.
Clayton Utz, Minter Ellison, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Gilbert + Tobin, Norton Rose, Clifford Chance and Wright Legal round out the top 10.
This week, competition law journal the Global Competition Review named Freehills, Gilbert + Tobin, Mallesons Stephen Jaques and Minter Ellison as "elite" firms.