Another Strong Year for PE

2017 saw robust private equity activity even as valuations stayed high and competition for quality assets remained intense. “It’s been a good year for PE as a whole,” said Chris LeRoy, a partner at Ernst & Young LLP’s private equity practice. “There’s been a tremendous amount of activity.” This year was not that different from 2016, said Jeremy Swan, managing […]

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Private Equity Financial Advisers Power Rankings

Deals announced between Jan 2017 and Dec 2017 ranked by number of deals, then by aggregate transaction value in the event of a tie.

Rothschild & Co

Morgan Stanley

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Lazard Ltd.

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Lincoln International LLC

Credit Suisse Group

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Jefferies LLC

Barclays Capital

Ernst & Young LLP

KPMG LLP

Robert W. Baird & Co.

UBS Investment Bank

William Blair & Co. LLC

Deloitte LLP

Piper Jaffray & Co.

RBC Capital Markets

Citigroup Inc.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Evercore Partners Inc.

Moelis & Co. LLC

Harris Williams & Co.

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

Deutsche Bank AG

KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

DC Advisory

Stifel /KBW

Macquarie Capital

Wells Fargo Securities LLC

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

GCA Corp.

Centerview Partners LLC

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Generational Equity LLC

BNP Paribas SA

Clearwater International Ltd.

America’s Growth Capital LLC

BDO International Ltd.

Alantra Partners SA

PJT Partners Inc.

Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Jordan Edmiston Group Inc.

Grant Thornton LLP

Guggenheim Securities LLC

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

DCS Advisory LLC

Stephens Inc.

Quayle Munro Ltd.

HSBC Holdings plc

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

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Nomura Holdings Inc.

Arma Partners LLP

Bain & Co.

CIBC World Markets Inc.

DH Capital LLC

Greenhill & Co.

FTI Consulting Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets

Cascadia Capital LLC

Financial Technology Partners LP

Triple Tree LLC

Financo LLC

Mazars LLP

Quarton International AG

National Bank Financial Inc.

Allen & Co. LLC

Imperial Capital LLC

Drake Star Partners Ltd.

Boston Consulting Group

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Dowling & Hales LLC

Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

Petsky Prunier LLC

Tyton Partners Consulting LLC

Investec Bank plc

AlixPartners LLP

Natixis SA

Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

Peter J. Solomon Co.

Oppenheimer & Co.

Catalyst Corporate Finance LLP

Bank Street Group LLC

Needham & Co. LLC

North Point Advisors LLC

UniCredit SpA

Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd.

Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance Ltd.

Eight Advisory

Fidus Partners

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

TM Capital Corp.

ING Groep NV

LionTree Advisors LLC

TD Securities Inc.

Valence Group LLC