NEW YORK (November 5, 2008) — McDermott Will & Emery’s M&A practice continues its recognition as a global player as the practice group secured rankings in the major M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2008. League tables have consistently ranked McDermott’s M&A practice among the top 20 for the past three years. McDermott’s third quarter M&A league table rankings are as follows.
Ranked in the top 20 for number of U.S. buyouts
Ranked sixth based on the number of U.S.-Midwest region deals
Ranked among the top 10 by value of deals in Swedish M&A
Ranked in the top 20 for number of U.S. announced deals
Ranked among the top U.S. middle market advisors
Ranked among top U.S. private equity advisors for both value and number of deals
Ranked in the top 20 for number of U.S. target completed deals
Ranked among leading firms for completed deals with Spanish involvement
"The third quarter rankings are a testament to the strength of our M&A practice. Even now when fewer large buyouts are occurring, McDermott continues to rank among the leading transactional firms," commented Thomas Sauermilch, co-head of the M&A practice.
McDermott's M&A Practice Group represents a wide spectrum of publicly and privately held businesses from Global 50 companies to venture backed start ups, as well as private equity funds and investment banks. As a globally integrated team, the Firm's lawyers manage complex transactions with components in multiple jurisdictions throughout the world.