Q2 League Tables: Signs of PE Life Amid Covid

M&A activity by private equity firms took a dive in the second quarter of 2020 as well as the fist half of 2020 as Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the deal economy. As the late, great economic expansion approached maturity in recent years, private markets dealmakers expected the good times to continue unless some exogenous event occurred. That Black Swan arrived in […]

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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.

Lincoln International LLC

Morgan Stanley & Co.

Houlihan Lokey Inc.

Rothschild & Co

Jefferies Group LLC

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Barclays plc

Raymond James Financial Inc.

Evercore Inc.

Bank of America Corp.

Credit Suisse Group

Harris Williams & Co.

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Piper Sandler Cos.

Stifel

William Blair & Co. LLC

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Citigroup Inc.

Moelis & Co. LLC

UBS AG

Royal Bank of Canada

Lazard Ltd.

PJT Partners Inc.

Guggenheim Partners LLC

Deutsche Bank AG

Alantra Partners SA

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

DC Advisory

Cowen Inc.

Drake Star Partners Ltd.

Clearwater International Ltd.

Generational Equity LLC

BMO Financial Group

Cain Brothers & Co. LLC

Arma Partners LLP

Duff & Phelps Corp.

GCA Corp.

Jordan Edmiston Group Inc.

KeyCorp.

CIBC World Markets Inc.

Financial Technology Partners LP

Shea & Co. LLC

Alvarez & Marsal LLC

BlackArch Partners LP

Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

Qatalyst Partners

LionTree Advisors LLC

Allen & Co. LLC

Stephens Inc.

Perella Weinberg Partners LP

America’s Growth Capital LLC

Anchors Aweigh Capital

Ardea Partners LLC

BB&T Capital Markets

BNP Paribas SA

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Dowling & Hales LLC

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Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc.

TD Securities Inc.

Macquarie Group Ltd.

Centerview Partners LLC

Raine Group LLC

GP Bullhound LLP

B.C. Ziegler & Co.

PJ Solomon LP

Fineurop Soditic SpA

Atlas Technology Group LLC

Citizens Capital Markets Inc.

Berkery Noyes & Co.

Berkshire Capital Securities LLC

Cascadia Capital LLC

Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Forbes M&A Group

Greenhill & Co.

IMAP Inc.

Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC

Layer 7 Capital LLC

Marks Baughan Securities LLC

Metronome Partners LLC

TM Capital Corp.

Vaquero Capital LLC

Mizuho Securities Co. Ltd.

Bank of Nova Scotia

National Bank Financial Inc.

Societe Generale SA

Grant Samuel Group Ltd.

Nomura Group

ABN Amro Group NV

MTS Health Partners LP

Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC

finnCap Ltd.

Numis Securities Ltd.

Results International Group LLP

Natixis Partners

Liberum Capital Ltd.

KBS Corporate Finance

Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance

Mazars SCRL