Q1 League Table: Covid Reshapes PE Deals

The emphasis in PE dealmaking has shifted to refinancing struggling portfolio companies and M&A in healthier sectors. The economic shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic impacted private equity M&A deal-making in a big way in the first quarter of the year. The threat of recession and a deep drop in travel and other activity shaped 2020’s opening three-month period and […]

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Private Equity Financial Advisers Power Rankings

Final Rankings - Deals announced between January 2020 and December 2020 ranked by number of deals, then by aggregate transaction value in the event of a tie.

Jefferies Group LLC

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Rothschild & Co

Morgan Stanley

Lincoln International LLC

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Barclays plc

Evercore Inc.

Raymond James Financial Inc.

Credit Suisse Group

Bank of America Corp.

Harris Williams & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

UBS AG

Piper Sandler Cos.

Moelis & Co. LLC

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Citigroup Inc.

Royal Bank of Canada

William Blair & Co.

Stifel

Alantra Partners SA

Lazard Ltd.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

PJT Partners Inc.

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Deutsche Bank AG

DC Advisory

Clearwater International Ltd.

Arma Partners LLP

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Jordan Edmiston Group Inc.

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

BB&T Capital Markets

D.A. Davidson & Co.

GCA Corp.

Generational Equity LLC

KeyBanc Capital Markets

CIBC World Markets Inc.

Allen & Co. LLC

Raine Group LLC

Shea & Co. LLC

PJ Solomon LP

Stephens Inc.

BNP Paribas SA

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

Cain Brothers & Co. LLC

Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Forbes M&A Group

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Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

Metronome Partners LLC

TM Capital Corp.

Wells Fargo & Co.

National Bank Financial Inc.

Financial Technology Partners LP

Societe Generale SA

BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Centerview Partners LLC

Grant Samuel Group Ltd.

LionTree Advisors LLC

ABN Amro Group NV

GP Bullhound LLP

B.C. Ziegler & Co.

MTS Health Partners LP

Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC

Cowen Inc.

Natixis Partners

Liberum Capital Ltd.

Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance

America’s Growth Capital LLC

Bank Street Group LLC

Berkery Noyes & Co.

Berkshire Capital Securities LLC

BlackArch Partners LP

Capstone Headwaters LLC

Cascadia Capital LLC

Citizens Capital Markets Inc.

City Capital Advisors LLC

Equiteq LLP

Fineurop Soditic SpA

FocalPoint Partners LLC

GBS CorporateFinance SA

Generational Capital Markets Inc.

Greenhill & Co.

HSBC Holdings plc

Healthcare Growth Partners LLC

IMAP Inc.

Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC

KippsDeSanto & Co.

Layer 7 Capital LLC

Leonis Partners

Macquarie Group Ltd.

Mediobanca SpA

Needham & Co. LLC

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

Triple Tree LLC

Vaquero Capital LLC

Qatalyst Partners

Bank of Nova Scotia