NEW YORK (November 2, 2009) — McDermott Will & Emery’s M&A practice remains on track for a banner year among global legal advisors, as reported by the major M&A league tables for the first three quarters of 2009. League tables have consistently listed McDermott’s M&A practice among the top 20 for more than three years and—in addition to its strong showing in Europe and Canada—the Firm continues its year-to-date rankings climb in the number of deals involving U.S. companies.
McDermott’s third-quarter 2009 M&A league table rankings are as follows:
Ranked among the top 20 for number of U.S. announced deals by any U.S. participant
Ranked among the top 20 for number of U.S. announced deals for U.S. targets only
Ranked sixth for number of Europe announced deals for UK targets only
Ranked eleventh for number of U.S. announced deals for any U.S. middle-market participant
Ranked thirteenth for number of Europe announced deals for any Europe participant
Ranked ninth among legal advisors for volume of U.S. Midwest region deals
Ranked in the top 20 for number of Germany announced deals
Ranked in the top 20 for announced deals with Canadian involvement
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.
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,100 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dusseldorf, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Rome, San Diego, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Extending our reach to Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.