Fewer but Larger Deals

The first half of 2019 has been flush with megadeals, but the number of U.S. deals announced in the period is at levels last seen in 2011 and 2012. According to Dealogic, there have been 431 mergers or acquisitions between U.S. parties worth a total of $919 billion announced so far this year versus 1,065 such transactions worth a total […]

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M&A Financial Advisers Power Rankings

Deals announced between January 2019 and December 2019 ranked by number of deals, then by aggregate transaction value in the event of a tie.

Goldman Sachs & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Morgan Stanley

Citigroup Inc.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Barclays

Evercore Inc.

Credit Suisse Group

Lazard Ltd.

Jefferies LLC

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Deutsche Bank AG

Centerview Partners LLC

RBC Capital Markets

Moelis & Co. LLC

Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Rothschild & Co

PJT Partners Inc.

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Stifel/KBW

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

William Blair & Co. LLC

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

CIBC World Markets

UBS Investment Bank

Greenhill & Co.

Macquarie Capital

TD Securities Inc.

BNP Paribas SA

Robert W. Baird & Co.

LionTree Advisors LLC

Cowen Inc.

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Allen & Co. LLC

Qatalyst Partners

PNC Financial Services Group Inc.

Fortis Advisors LLC

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

HSBC Holdings plc

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

KeyBanc Capital Markets

Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Eastdil Secured LLC

M. Klein & Co.

Intrepid Partners LLC

Infor Financial Inc.

National Bank Financial Inc.

AlixPartners LLP

Eight Capital Corp.

Valence Group LLC

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.

GCA Corp.

Sawaya Partners LLC

Arma Partners LLP

Lincoln International LLC

Atlas Technology Group LLC

Dyal Co. LLC

Fort Capital Corp.

Dean Bradley Osborne Partners LLC

Bayline Capital Partners Inc.

Beacon Securities Ltd.

GMP Securities LP

Cormark Securities Inc.

Freeman & Co. LLC

Foros

CLSA Ltd.

Financial Technology Partners LP

B. Riley FBR Inc.

Carnegie Bank A/S

FIH Partners A/S

Ambit Holdings Pvt. Ltd.

Banco Bradesco SA

HFF Inc.

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

BTIG LLC

EarlyBirdCapital Inc.

Q Advisors LLC

CIM Partners LLC

N+1 Singer Capital Markets Ltd.

Arlington Capital Advisors LLC

Croft & Bender LP

PJ Solomon LP

Origin Merchant Partners

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Simon Robertson Associates LLP

Beacon Equity Partners LLC

Union Square Advisors LLC

DBS Bank Ltd.

Northland Capital Partners Ltd.

North Point Advisors LLC

BB&T Capital Markets

Spurrier Capital Partners LLC

Banks Street Partners LLC

Shea & Co. LLC

First Analysis Securities Corp.

ABG Sundal Collier ASA