Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns Top-10 Rankings in 2018 Year-End M&A Tables

February 05, 2019

NEW YORK, February 5, 2019: Morgan Lewis has earned 22 top-10 rankings in the 2018 year-end M&A table rankings published by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Buyouts.

Bloomberg

  • 7th in US Mid-Market by Deal Count (Up to $250M)
  • 8th in US Announced Deals by Deal Count
  • 8th in US Announced Deals - Principals - By Deal Count
  • 8th in US Mid-Market by Deal Count (Up to $500M)
  • 10th in Taiwan Announced Deals by Deal Count

Thomson Reuters

  • 2nd in US Announced Advisors by Target Industry - Consumer Staples
  • 7th in Any Benelux Involvement Completed ($26,688.2M)
  • 8th in US Target Announced - Based on Number of Deals
  • 9th in US Target Mid-Market Rankings - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $500M
  • 9th in US Target Small-Cap Rankings - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $50M

Mergermarket

  • 6th in Finland by Value
  • 8th in US by Deal Count
  • 8th in Americas by Deal Count
  • 8th in US Northeast by Deal Count
  • 9th in US West by Deal Count

Buyouts

  • 7th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Value - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to and Including $100M - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 7th in Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Number of Transactions - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to and Including $100M - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 8th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Number of Transactions - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to and Including $2B - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 8th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Number of Transactions - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 8th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Number of Transactions - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to and Including $500M - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 10th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Value - Undisclosed Values and Values Up to and Including $500M - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  •  10th in US Announced Legal Adviser Ranking - Based on Value - Target Located in Southwestern Region (AZ, AR, LA, NM, OK, TX) - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases