Press Release

Morgan Lewis Tops 2017 Year-End M&A Table Rankings

January 25, 2018

NEW YORK, January 25, 2018: Morgan Lewis has once again scored top marks in the year-end M&A table rankings published by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Buyouts. Morgan Lewis finished with 37 year-end top 10 rankings, including several top five.

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. Some highlights from the 2017 year-end rankings include:

Buyouts

  • 3rd: US Undisclosed Values and Values up to and Including $100M – Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases – By Deal Value
  • 6th: US Undisclosed Values and Values up to and Including $500M – Excluding Equity Carveouts, Withdrawn Deals, and Open Market Repurchases – By Deal Count

Mergermarket

  • 4th: Asia Pacific Exits – By Deal Value
  • 5th: Russia Transactions – By Deal Value
  • 6th: US West – By Deal Count
  • 7th: Americas – By Deal Count

Bloomberg

  • 5th: US Mid-Market (Up to $500M) – By Deal Count
  • 5th: US Mid-Market (Up to $250M) – By Deal Count
  • 6th: US Announced Deals – By Deal Count

Thomson Reuters

  • 6th: Singapore Involvement Small-Cap Rankings – Undisclosed Values and Values up to $50M – By Deal Count
  • 7th: US Mid-Market Undisclosed Values and Values up to $500M – By Deal Count
  • 7th: Americas Rankings – US Target Announced – By Deal Count