M&A and Private Equity Practices Top 2011 League Table Rankings

Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and mergermarket

March 05, 2012

Latham & Watkins’ Global Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Group advised on more than 320 announced deals totaling more than US $265 billion in deal value finishing 2011 with a number of Top 5 rankings according to Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and mergermarket. The strength of our mergers and acquisitions and private equity practice across our client’s industries in 2011 is reflected in our Top 5 rankings both globally and in the US by deal value and number of deals in: Aerospace, Cleantech, Financial, IT, Life Sciences, Metals and Mining, Oil & Gas, Retail and Telecommunications.

Mergers & Acquisitions
• Global – #5 by deal value and #2 by number of deals
• Global Mid-Market – #1 by deal value
• US – #5 by deal value and #2 by number of deals
• Europe – #4 by deal value
• BRIC – #3 by deal value
• Middle East & North Africa – #5 by deal value

Private Equity
• Global – #4 by deal value and #3 by number of deals
• Global Mid-Market – #1 by deal value
• US – #3 by deal value and #3 by number of deals
• European PE Buyouts – #5 by deal value

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