AEQUO has been Highly Commended by The Lawyer European Awards 2019 in European Finance Deal. The firm was shortlisted in three categories: Law firm of the year: Russia, Ukraine and the CIS; European finance deal of the year; and European litigation team of the year. The ceremony took place on 19 March 2019 at Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

It is an honor for AEQUO to be Highly Commended in European Finance Deal, since the deal was remarkable due to internationalising the Ukrainian non-performing loans market by drafting new regulations to allow foreign investors into the market advising DebtX, one of the world's largest loan sale advisors.

The Lawyer European Awards was established by The Lawyer, an industry leader amongst legal news sources, to recognize the best law firms in Europe demonstrating strategic vision, robust partnership culture, strong financial performance and growth, consistent excellence in delivery of legal services, outstanding talent management.