PE Dealmaking Robust but With More Caution

Private equity dealmaking slowed down but remained in healthy territory in the third quarter, amid talk of a potential recession. Overall, private equity dealmaking ebbed along with the overall M&A market, but ample dry powder and favorable financing trends continue to fuel activity. “The market remains very hot overall,” said Jim Andersen, founder and managing partner of Stamford, Conn.-based Clearview […]

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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.

Rothschild & Co

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Jefferies LLC

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Morgan Stanley

Barclays

Lincoln International LLC

Lazard Ltd.

William Blair & Co. LLC

Credit Suisse Group

Evercore Inc.

Harris Williams & Co.

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Raymond James & Associates Inc.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

UBS Investment Bank

Citigroup Inc.

RBC Capital Markets

Moelis & Co. LLC

Deutsche Bank AG

Stifel/KBW

Canaccord Genuity

KeyBanc Capital Markets

Macquarie Capital

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

GCA Corp.

Natixis SA

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Centerview Partners LLC

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

Clearwater International Ltd.

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Capstone Headwaters LLC

America’s Growth Capital LLC

Cascadia Capital LLC

Mediobanca SpA

Shea & Co. LLC

Alantra Partners SA

Berkery, Noyes & Co.

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

HSBC Holdings plc

PJT Partners Inc.

Triple Tree LLC

Arma Partners LLP

Eight Advisory

Generational Equity LLC

TD Securities Inc.

LionTree Advisors LLC

Sawaya Partners LLC

Cowen Inc.

Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

BNP Paribas SA

CIBC World Markets

Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP

Liberum Capital Ltd.

Alantra Corporate Finance LLP

BB&T Capital Markets

Needham & Co. LLC

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

TM Capital Corp.

BCMS Corporate Ltd.

GulfStar Group Inc.

JMP Securities LLC

Stephens Inc.

Bank of Nova Scotia

Greenhill & Co.

ABG Sundal Collier ASA

Investec Bank plc

Financial Technology Partners LP

KippsDeSanto & Co.

Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance Ltd.

BDO International Ltd.

Advance Capital TAS

Dowling & Hales LLC

Financo LLC

Grant Thornton LLP

ING Bank NV

Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC

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Q Advisors LLC

Stout Risius Ross LLC

Vaquero Capital LLC

Waller Helms Advisors LLC

Nomura Group

Nordea Bank Abp

Valence Group LLC

Aeris Partners LLC

Zeus Capital Ltd.

Marlin & Associates Holding LLC

SSG Capital Advisors LLC

Bailey Southwell & Co.

Bank Street Group LLC

BlackArch Partners LP

Bryan, Garnier & Co.