M&A Lull Sign of Things to Come?

The M&A market cooled off in the third quarter after a blistering start to 2018 and conclusion of 2017. The slowdown was modest. According to Dealogic, there have been 279 U.S. deals of $100 million or more worth a total of $368 billion since July 1, very healthy numbers when viewed in longer perspective; on an annualized basis, those numbers […]

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M&A Financial Advisers Power Rankings

Deals announced between Jan 2018 and Dec 2018 ranked by number of deals, then by aggregate transaction value in the event of a tie.

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Morgan Stanley

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Citigroup Inc.

Barclays Capital

Credit Suisse Group

Evercore Partners Inc.

Jefferies LLC

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Lazard Ltd.

Deutsche Bank AG

Moelis & Co. LLC

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

RBC Capital Markets

Rothschild & Co

UBS Investment Bank

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Stifel /KBW

Centerview Partners LLC

William Blair & Co. LLC

PJT Partners Inc.

Macquarie Capital

Ernst & Young LLP

Guggenheim Securities LLC

Greenhill & Co.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Stephens Inc.

Qatalyst Partners

Deloitte LLP

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

KPMG LLP

Lincoln International LLC

HSBC Holdings plc

CIBC World Markets Inc.

Allen & Co. LLC

Cowen and Co. LLC

FIG Partners LLC

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

TD Securities Inc.

Bank of Nova Scotia

Eastdil Secured LLC

LionTree Advisors LLC

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.

Harris Williams & Co.

Dyal Co. LLC

Mizuho Financial Group Inc.

BNP Paribas SA

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Fortis Advisors LLC

Triple Tree LLC

Hovde Group LLC

Intrepid Partners LLC

Robey Warshaw LLP

Valence Group LLC

Stone Key Group LLC

Maven Global LLP

MTS Health Partners LP

XMS Capital Partners LLC

Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

Mediobanca SpA

Societe Generale SA

Rabo Securities USA Inc.

Foros

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.

Cenkos Securities plc

Numis Securities Ltd.

GCA Corp.

Chardan Capital Markets LLC

finnCap Ltd.

Leerink Partners LLC

Boston Meridian LLC

FTI Consulting Inc.

TM Capital Corp.

Needham & Co. LLC

Banks Street Partners LLC

Mooreland Partners LLC

Union Square Advisors LLC

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

Peter J. Solomon Co.

PJ Solomon LP

Raine Group LLC

Willis Towers Watson plc

B. Riley FBR Inc.

BDT & Co. LLC

Mizuho Securities Co. Ltd.

Canson Capital Partners

Bain & Co.

Jamieson Corporate Finance LLP

Nexant Ltd.

Toronto-Dominion Bank

Gleacher Shacklock LLP

Financial Technology Partners LP