Q2 League Tables: M&A, PE Plunge as Deal Litigation Booms

M&A and PE transactions plummet in response to the coronavirus pandemic while deal litigation proliferates. U.S. M&A activity plummeted in the second quarter, with the number of deals of $100 million or more announced between April 1 and June 23 declining by 43% from the first quarter and the dollar volume of those transactions dropping by 49% thanks to the […]

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M&A 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.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Bank of America Corp.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Morgan Stanley & Co.

Evercore Inc.

Barclays Plc

Lazard Ltd.

Credit Suisse Group

Jefferies Group LLC

Citigroup Inc.

Piper Sandler Cos.

UBS AG

Centerview Partners LLC

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Rothschild & Co

PJT Partners Inc.

Deutsche Bank AG

Stifel

Raymond James Financial Inc.

Moelis & Co. LLC

Royal Bank of Canada

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Robert W. Baird & Co.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Qatalyst Partners

Cowen Inc.

BMO Financial Group

Rockefeller Capital Management LP

Financial Technology Partners LP

Lincoln International LLC

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

Wells Fargo & Co.

KPMG LLP

Ardea Partners LLC

Trasimene Capital Management LLC

Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC

Numis Securities Ltd.

Macquarie Group Ltd.

Grant Samuel Corporate Finance

SVB Leerink

DC Advisory

Fortis Advisors LLC

Allen & Co. LLC

Nomura Group

Stephens Inc.

Hillworth LLC

GCA Corp.

MTS Health Partners LP

Ernst & Young LLP

Grant Thornton LLP

AFW LP

Vicente & Partners Ltd.

Bank Street Group LLC

Societe Generale SA

Aream & Co.

Bank of Nova Scotia

National Bank Financial Inc.

TD Securities Inc.

LionTree Advisors LLC

Maplewood Capital LLC

Marathon Capital LLC

Liberum Capital Ltd.

Smith Square Partners LLP

Harris Williams & Co.

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Raine Group LLC

Berkeley Research Group LLC

Cantor Fitzgerald LP

Duff & Phelps Corp.

Greenhill & Co.

Alnitak Capital Partners LLC

Quilty Analytics LLC

BridgePark Advisors LLC

EarlyBirdCapital Inc.

Harrison Co. LLC

Waller Helms Advisors LLC

Sageworth

WG Partners

Panoramic Capital Advisors Inc.

ABN Amro Bank NV

Winchester Capital Partners

Oppenheimer & Co.

William Blair & Co. LLC

AZ Capital SL

B.C. Ziegler & Co.

DBS Bank Ltd.

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Citizens Capital Markets Inc.

Alantra Partners SA

Carnegie Investment Bank AB

Europa Partners Ltd.

Investec Bank plc

I-Bankers Securities Inc.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

HSBC Holdings Plc

PJ Solomon LP

Sawaya Partners LLC

finnCap Ltd.

Donnelly Penman & Partners Inc.