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Morgan Lewis Tops 2016 First Quarter M&A League Tables

May 03, 2016

NEW YORK, May 3, 2016: Morgan Lewis placed highly in a number of first-quarter league tables published by Mergermarket, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, and Buyouts. 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 2016 first-quarter rankings where Morgan Lewis placed in the top 10 are as follows:

Bloomberg

  • 3rd: US Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 4th: US Announced Deals – Counsel to Principals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 3rd: US Announced Deals Up to $250M – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 5th: US Announced Deals Up to $500M – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 6th: US Announced Deals Up to $500M – Ranked by Volume

Thomson Reuters

  • 3rd: US Target Announced: Based on Number of Deals
  • 3rd: US Target Mid-Market Rankings: Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $500M – Based on Number of Deals
  • 4th: US Target Small-Cap Rankings: Undisclosed Values and Values Up to $50M – Based on Number of Deals
  • 9th: US Target Mid-Market – Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M

Buyouts

  • 3rd: US Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to and Including $100M
  • 3rd: US Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to and Including $500M
  • 3rd: US Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions with Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to and Including $2B
  • 4th: US Announced Adviser Rankings Based on Number of Transactions – Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 2nd: US Announced Legal Advisor Ranking Based on Value – Retail – Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases
  • 10th: US Announced Legal Advisor Ranking Based on Value – Target Located in Northeastern Region (CT, DC, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT)– Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases

Mergermarket

  • 5th: US by Deal Count
  • 5th: Americas by Deal Count
  • 3rd: US Northeast by Deal Count
  • 7th: US Midwest by Deal Count
  • 3rd: US West by Deal Count
  • 3rd: US Buyouts and Exits by Deal Count
  • 3rd: US Exits by Deal Count

International

Thomson Reuters

  • 7th: Worldwide Announced– Based on Number of Deals
  • 7th: Worldwide Mid-Market – Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M – Based on Number of Deals
  • 7th: Worldwide Small-Cap – Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $50M
  • 2nd: Singapore Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M: Based on Number of Deals
  • 2nd: Singapore Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M: Based on Value
  • 6th: Singapore Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $50M: Based on Number of Deals
  • 7th: Japanese Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $50M
  • 7th: Indian Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $50M
  • 8th: Japanese Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M: Based on Number of Deals
  • 9th: Indian Involvement: Undisclosed and Disclosed Values Up to $500M: Based on Number of Deals
  • 10th: Any Australia or New Zealand Involvement Completed: Based on Value

Mergermarket

  • 9th: Global by Deal Count
  • 9th: Global by Deal Value
  • 4th: Global Exits by Deal Count
  • 7th: Ireland by Deal Value
  • 3rd: South East Asia by Deal Count
  • 4th: South East Asia by Deal Value

Bloomberg

  • 7th: Global Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 7th: Global Announced Deals, Counsel to Principals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 4th: Global Mid-Market Up to $250M – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 5th: Global Mid-Market Up to $500M– Ranked by Deal Count
  • 5th: Global Private Equity Up to $250M – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 5th: Global Private Equity Up to $500M – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 8th: Japan Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 8th: South East Asia Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 10th: India Announced Deals – Ranked by Deal Count
  • 10th: Canada Mid-Market Up to $250M – Ranked by Deal Count