Hogan Lovells Ranked #1 in Global M&A in First Quarter 2013

LONDON, 11 April 2013 - Hogan Lovells was awarded the #1 ranking for M&A law firms by Dealogic based on the value of global M&A deals the firm advised on in the first quarter of 2013. As reported by Dealogic, Hogan Lovells was number one on global transactions, number one on U.S. transactions, and ranked in the Top 3 on European transactions.

Globally Hogan Lovells advised on transactions worth over $US96 billion in Q1 of 2013.

Hogan Lovells has also seen significant increases in rankings across a number of key regions in the Q1 2013 M&A league tables compiled by Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Dealogic.

Notable rankings for Q1 include the following:

  • 1st by value (Dealogic) and 5th by volume (Bloomberg) Global-wide
  • 1st by volume and 9th by value for Russia (Mergermarket)
  • 1st by volume for Italy (Thomson Reuters)
  • 1st by value (Mergermarket) and 2nd by volume (Thomson Reuters) for the UK
  • 2nd by value (Mergermarket) and 6th by volume (Bloomberg) Europe-wide
  • 4th by volume for CEE (Mergermarket)
  • 4th by volume for Eastern Europe (Bloomberg)
  • 5th by value and 8th by volume for the US (Thomson Reuters)
  • 5th by value for US Target (Thomson Reuters)
  • 5th by volume (Thomson Reuters) and 8th by value (Mergermarket) for Germany
  • 6th by volume for France (Mergermarket)

Also earlier this month, The American Lawyer selected Washington, D.C. corporate partner Bruce Gilchrist as a "Dealmaker of the Year" for advising longtime client Equity Residential on the US$16 billion acquisition of the assets of Archstone Enterprise LP from Lehman Brothers Holding, Inc. — the largest merger and acquisition transaction in the real estate industry in 2012.

Commenting on the Q1 2013 rankings Andrew Skipper and Stuart Stein, global co-heads of Hogan Lovells' corporate practice, said:

"We are very proud of the results achieved by the team worldwide. The global recognition and ranking increases in so many regions is a reflection of our worldwide M&A practice structuring, negotiating and implementing complex M&A transactions for our clients.”


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