Pace Quickens After Slow Start

The second quarter and first half of 2019 saw a greater number of total private equity transactions as the middle market hit the accelerator, while megadeals by larger sponsors also thrived. All told The Deal tracked 792 private market transactions in the three months ended June 30, up from 724 in the year ago-period. The numbers include auctions, M&A and […]

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Private Equity 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.

Jefferies LLC

Rothschild & Co

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Barclays

Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Evercore Inc.

Lincoln International LLC

Lazard Ltd.

William Blair & Co. LLC

Credit Suisse Group

Harris Williams & Co.

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

Citigroup Inc.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Robert W. Baird & Co.

UBS Investment Bank

RBC Capital Markets

Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Moelis & Co. LLC

Deutsche Bank AG

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Stifel/KBW

KeyBanc Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Macquarie Capital

Natixis SA

GCA Corp.

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Centerview Partners LLC

Shea & Co. LLC

Clearwater International Ltd.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

Cascadia Capital LLC

PJT Partners Inc.

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

America’s Growth Capital LLC

Berkery, Noyes & Co.

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

Generational Equity LLC

HSBC Holdings plc

Capstone Headwaters LLC

Duff & Phelps Corp.

CIBC World Markets

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

Financial Technology Partners LP

Liberum Capital Ltd.

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

Alantra Corporate Finance LLP

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Mediobanca SpA

Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

Stephens Inc.

BNP Paribas SA

Arma Partners LLP

Cowen Inc.

LionTree Advisors LLC

BB&T Capital Markets

Mooreland Partners LLC

Alantra Partners SA

BCMS Corporate Ltd.

Bailey Southwell & Co.

Dowling & Hales LLC

Eight Advisory

GulfStar Group Inc.

JMP Securities LLC

McLean Group

Stout Risius Ross Inc.

XLCS Partners Inc.

Greenhill & Co.

Nordea Bank Abp

TD Securities Inc.

Investec Bank plc

Valence Group LLC

Sawaya Partners LLC

Oppenheimer & Co.

SSG Capital Advisors LLC

ACXIT Capital Holding GmbH

BDO International Ltd.

Bank Street Group LLC

BlackArch Partners LP

Covington Associates LLC

Croft & Bender LP

Danske Bank A/S

Drake Star Partners Ltd.

Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance

Financo LLC

Genesis Capital LLC

Goetzpartners Corporate Finance GmbH

Grant Thornton LLP

ING Bank NV

Jordan Edmiston Group Inc.

MVP Capital LLC

Marlin & Associates Holding LLC

Momentum Corporate Finance LLP

Needham & Co. LLC

Q Advisors LLC