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Morgan Lewis Places in Top Ranks of Q2 M&A League Tables

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014: Morgan Lewis continues to rank among the top 10 most active law firms in the merger and acquisition market as reported by Bloomberg, Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters, and Buyouts. Some of the firm’s notable rankings, based on both the value and quantity of deals closed in the second quarter, include:

  • Ranked fourth, U.S. announced legal advisors, based on value for target located in Northeastern region (excluding equity carveouts, withdrawn deals, and open market repurchase) at $20,920.2 million, Buyouts
  • Ranked fourth, U.S. announced legal advisors, based on value for technology (excluding equity carveouts, withdrawn deals, and open market repurchase) at $4,669.3 million, Buyouts
  • Ranked fifth, U.S. announced advisers, based on number of transactions with undisclosed and disclosed values up to and including $2 billion (excluding equity carveouts, withdrawn deals and open market repurchases) with 29 deals, Buyouts
  • Ranked sixth, U.S. announced legal advisors, based on value for healthcare (excluding equity carveouts, withdrawn deals, and open market repurchase) at $16,709.5 million, Buyouts
  • Ranked fourth, U.S. Southeast M&A by deal count with 13 deals, Mergermarket
  • Ranked seventh, U.S. target mid-market ranking with undisclosed values and values up to $500 million based on number of deals with 53 deals, Thomson Reuters
  • Ranked eighth, U.S. announced deals worth up to $500 million and ranked by deal count with 53 deals, Bloomberg