Awards & Recognition

Weil Ranks in Top 5 for M&A Across the Globe in Q3 League Tables

— Bloomberg and Mergermarket
International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP ranked among the top five law firms for mergers and acquisitions in multiple categories on third quarter league tables published by Bloomberg and Mergermarket. All rankings below reflect total value of deals announced from January 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013.

The Firm’s top five rankings include:

  • #4 in Global M&A (Bloomberg) – with $239.2 billion in transactions and 13.9% market share
  • #3 in US M&A (Mergermarket) – with $234.7 billion in transactions, an increase of almost 200% over the same period last year
  • #4 in UK M&A (Bloomberg) – with $135.7 billion in transactions and 43.7% market share
  • #5 in Cross Border M&A (Bloomberg) – with $155.2 billion in transactions and 19.4% market share

Major transactions announced in the third quarter on which the Firm is advising include TPG Capital’s and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners’ $4.1 billion sale of their share in Grohe Group to Lixil Corp.; Edwards Group’s $1.6 billion sale to Atlas Copco A.B.; and Health Management Associates’ $7.6 billion sale to Community Health Systems.

Bloomberg’s 2013 3rd Quarter M&A Advisory League Tables and Mergermarket’s Q1-Q3 M&A Trend Report cover the top-performing legal advisors around the world and include details on a broad array of deal types across global regions and industry sectors, including M&A, divestitures, spin-offs, and joint ventures.