PE Acquisitions Hit Speed Bump

Private equity acquisition activity globally appears headed for a year-over-year drop in both deal count and transaction value in the third quarter. As of Sept. 27, there were 374 deals worth $94.42 billion during the quarter, according to Dealogic data. For the full third quarter of 2017, there were 458 deals with transaction values totaling $138.47 billion. Barring a burst […]

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Private Equity 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.

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Rothschild & Co

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Morgan Stanley

Lincoln International LLC

William Blair & Co. LLC

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Jefferies LLC

Barclays

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Credit Suisse Group

Lazard Ltd.

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

Evercore Partners Inc.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

UBS Investment Bank

Harris Williams & Co.

RBC Capital Markets

Citigroup Inc.

Moelis & Co. LLC

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Deutsche Bank AG

KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

Stifel /KBW

Macquarie Capital

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Clearwater International Ltd.

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Wells Fargo & Co.

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Arma Partners LLP

GCA Corp.

BDO International Ltd.

Centerview Partners LLC

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Greenhill & Co.

Jordan Edmiston Group Inc.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

Financo LLC

Alantra Partners SA

Cascadia Capital LLC

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Eight Advisory

FTI Consulting Inc.

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Natixis SA

PJT Partners Inc.

Petsky Prunier LLC

BlackArch Partners LP

Grant Thornton LLP

Mooreland Partners LLC

America’s Growth Capital LLC

BCMS Corporate Ltd.

CIBC World Markets

Capstone Headwaters LLC

Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP

HSBC Holdings plc

Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

Oaklins International Inc.

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

Toronto-Dominion Bank

Triple Tree LLC

Vitale & Co. SpA

Allen & Co. LLC

BNP Paribas SA

Berkery, Noyes & Co.

Generational Equity LLC

Imperial Capital LLC

LionTree Advisors LLC

Stephens Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

Dowling & Hales LLC

Liberum Capital Ltd.

Mediobanca SpA

Numis Securities Ltd.

Shea & Co. LLC

Wyvern Partners Ltd.

ABG Sundal Collier ASA

Atlas Technology Group LLC

B. Riley Financial Inc.

Bank Street Group LLC

Bank of Nova Scotia

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

DH Capital LLC

District Capital Partners LLC

FocalPoint Partners LLC

ING Bank NV

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA

Liberty Corporate Finance Associates LLP

Madison Park Group LLC

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.

Needham & Co. LLC

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.

Q Advisors LLC

Quarton International AG

Societe Generale SA

Woodbridge International LLC

Alvarez & Marsal LLC