Press Release

Morgan Lewis Tops 2015 Second Quarter M&A League Table Rankings

July 27, 2015

NEW YORK, July 27: Morgan Lewis placed highly in a number of second quarter league tables published earlier this month by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Buyouts and Mergermarket. The tables rank law firms based on the value of the M&A transactions in which they are involved and the number of deals they help facilitate. The firm’s 2015 second quarter rankings include the following:

Thomson Reuters

  • 3rd: U.S. Target Small-Cap Rankings: Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $50M – Based on Value of Deals: $193.1M
  • 5th: U.S. Target Small-Cap Rankings: Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $50M – Based on Number of Deals: 48 deals
  • 6th: U.S. Target Mid-Market Rankings: Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $500M – Based on Number of Deals: 57 deals
  • 6th - U.S. Target Announced: Based on Number of Deals: 60 deals

Bloomberg

  • 5th: U.S. Announced Deals Up to $250M – Ranked by Volume: $1,609M
  • 6th: U.S. Announced Deals Up to $250M – Ranked by Deal Count: 51 deals
  • 6th: U.S. Announced Deals Up to $500M – Ranked by Deal Count: 54 deals
  • 10th: U.S. Announced Deals Up to $500M – Ranked by Volume: $2,771M
  • 7th: U.S. Announced Deals – Counsel to Principals – Ranked by Deal Count: 58 deals
  • 10th: U.S. Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count: 58 deals

Buyouts

  • 5th: U.S. Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values up to and including $100M: 44 deals
  • 5th: U.S. Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values up to and including $2B: 56 deals
  • 6th: U.S. Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values up to and including $500M: 52 deals
  • 8th: U.S. Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions - Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases: 57 deals

Mergermarket

  • 7th: US Buyouts: Ranked by Deal Count: 10 deals
  • 9th: US West by Deal Count: 29 deals
  • 10th: US by Deal Count: 55 deals