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Hogan Lovells Performs Strongly in H1 2013 M&A League Tables

15 July 2013

LONDON, 15 July 2013 - Hogan Lovells has performed strongly in a number of our key regions and markets in the H1 2013 M&A league tables compiled by Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg.

The firm has achieved top 10 rankings by volume for Europe, CEE, U.S., UK, Germany, Russia, Spain and Italy, South Africa; and top 20 rankings by value for Global, Europe, CEE, U.S., Americas, UK, France, Spain, China and Japan. 

In total, Hogan Lovells has achieved 20 top 10 rankings across the Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg M&A tables.

Some key rankings include:

  • 9th by value for Global (Mergermarket)
  • 3rd by value and 7th by volume for UK (Mergermarket)
  • 4th by volume for Russia (Mergermarket)
  • 7th by value for Japan (Mergermarket)
  • 7th by value for Middle East & North Africa (Thomson Reuters)
  • 8th by volume and 10th by value for Europe (Mergermarket)
  • 8th by volume and 13th by value for CEE (Mergermarket)
  • 8th by value and 11th by volume for US (Mergermarket)
  • 8th by volume for Italy (Bloomberg)
  • 9th by volume for Germany (Mergermarket)
  • 10th by volume and 14th by value for Spain (Thomson Reuters)
  • 10th by value and volume for South Africa (Thomson Reuters)
  • 12th by value for China (Bloomberg)

The firm has worked on a number of significant deals in the first half of the year, including the US$24.4 billion Dell go-private transaction; Bellared Holdings Limited on its acquisition of 10.7% of OAO Rostelecom; Kingdom Holding Company in leading a consortium of investors to acquire a US$400 million strategic stake in 360Buy Jingdong Inc.; UBS and Standard Chartered Bank as co-financial advisers to China Mengniu Dairy Company on its voluntary general offer for Hong Kong-listed Yashili International Holdings; Colonial Properties Trust on its pending US$8.6 billion merger with Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.; and the Trustees of the Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) on a comprehensive settlement of its claims against the Eastman Kodak Company (EKC), which includes KPP's US$650 million acquisition of EKC's Personalized Imaging business and Document Imaging business.

Commenting on the H1 2013 rankings Andrew Skipper and Stuart Stein, global co-heads of Hogan Lovells' corporate practice, said:

"According to Mergermarket, global M&A has fallen 12.2% compared to the same period last year, Achieving top ten rankings across a number of our key regions and markets despite this challenging market highlights the positive impact we are making. These rankings show that both local and global clients are continuing to recognize the unique value-added of our platform of high quality, industry focused global expertise."

ENDS
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