Press Release

Morgan Lewis Tops 2016 Year-End M&A Table Rankings

February 13, 2017

NEW YORK, February 13, 2017: Morgan Lewis has once again scored top marks in the year-end M&A table rankings published by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Buyouts. The firm made marked improvement in nearly every category compared to year-end 2015, reflecting an increase in M&A activity at the firm. As a result, Morgan Lewis finished with a record 24 year-end top 10 rankings.  

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 year-end rankings where Morgan Lewis placed in the top 10 are as follows:

Bloomberg

  • 5th: US Announced Deals - Counsel to Principals, Ranked by Deal Count
  • 5th: US Mid-Market Up to $500M - By Deal Count
  • 5th: US Mid-Market Up to $250M - By Deal Count
  • 6th: US Announced Deals, Ranked by Deal Count
  • 6th: US Mid-Market Up to $250 - By Volume

Mergermarket

  • 6th: US North East by Deal Count
  • 7th: Americas by Deal Count
  • 7th: US by Deal Count
  • 8th: US Midwest by Deal Count
  • 9th: US South by Deal Count
  • 10th: US (buyouts & exits) by Deal Count

Thomson Reuters

  • 5th: US Target Announced - Based on Number of Deals
  • 5th: US Target Small-Cap Rankings for Deals - Undisclosed Values and Values up to $50M
  • 6th: US Target Mid-Market Rankings - Undisclosed Values & Values up to $500M

International

Mergermarket

  • 7th: Sweden by Deal Value
  • 8th: South East Asia by Deal Count

Thomson Reuters

  • 4th: Singapore Involvement Mid-Market Rankings - Undisclosed Values and Values up to $500M
  • 5th: Singapore Involvement Small-Cap Rankings - Undisclosed Values and Values up to $50M
  • 6th: Any Nordic Involvement Announced
  • 8th: Any Middle East & North African Involvement Completed