Hogan Lovells Performs Strongly in Q3 M&A League Tables
18 October 2012
LONDON, 18 October 2012 - Hogan Lovells has seen significant increases in rankings across a number of key regions in the Q3 2012 M&A league tables compiled by Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg, published last week.
The firm achieved top 10 rankings by volume for Europe, UK, Germany, Germanic and Russia; and top 20 rankings by value for Europe, UK, France, Germany, Germanic, Spain, Russia, Benelux, Australia/New Zealand, US Target, Japan and Brazil.
Q3 2012 also saw significant increases in rankings in a number of key regions such as Europe, UK, Germany, Spain and Russia, including:
- 3rd by value (Mergermarket) and 7th by volume for Germany (Mergermarket and Bloomberg),
- 9th by volume for UK (Mergermarket),
- 9th by value and 10th by volume for Russia (Mergermarket),
- 9th by value for Spain (Mergermarket),
- 10th by volume for Europe (Mergermarket and Thomson Reuters)
Commenting on the Q3 2012 rankings Andrew Skipper, global co-head of Hogan Lovells' corporate practice, said:
"According to Mergermarket, Global M&A in Q3 2012 has fallen 17.4% compared to the same period last year. Achieving 21 top ten rankings and improvements across eight regions despite this challenging market highlights the positive impact we are making."
Stuart Stein, the other global co-head of Hogan Lovells' corporate practice, added:
"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."