NEW YORK, April 30, 2010: On the 2009 year-end league tables, Morgan Lewis again ranked among the top mergers and acquisitions law firms. Some of the firm's accomplishments for 2009 include:
- Ranked eighth, U.S. announced deals based on number of deals, counsel to principals and ranked seventh, France announced deals based on number of deals, any involvement, Bloomberg, Q1 2010
- Ranked tenth, U.S. target mid-market deals with undisclosed values and values up to $500M and ranked eighth, Latin American involvement, mid-market deals with undisclosed values and values up to $500M, Thomson Reuters, Q1 2010
- Ranked fifth, legal advisors to U.S. (Mid-West), mergers & acquisitions based on number of deals, Mergermarket, Q1 2010
Additionally, Buyouts Magazine named Ovation Pharmaceutical’s acquisition of H. Lundbeck A/S its Middle Market Deal of the Year and Deal of the Year for 2009. Morgan Lewis served as buy-side adviser in the transaction.