Awards and Rankings October 28, 2020

Goodwin Named The Top Firm For Global And US M+A Deals For Q1-Q3 2020

Goodwin has been named the number one law firm (by deal count) for Global M&A and US M&A according to Refinitiv’s Q1-Q3 Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review. The recently released league tables demonstrate Goodwin’s continued stronghold on the top spot across ranking categories, both globally and in the US, by deal count.

The firm also continued its dramatic rankings increase in the Bloomberg and Mergermarket Q1-Q3 M&A and Capital Markets league tables. These results reflect the effectiveness of Goodwin’s capital-meets-innovation platform and unparalleled capacity to represent both the innovators and investors around the world.

Goodwin’s standout Q1-Q3 2020 league tables results also include:

  • Refinitiv Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review (Deal Count)
    • #1 Global M&A (Announced)
    • #1 Global M&A (Completed)
    • #1 Global M&A (Announced, including Withdrawn)
    • #1 Global M&A – Principal Advisors (Announced)
    • #1 Global M&A – Principal Advisors (Completed)
    • #1 Any US Involvement (Announced)
    • #1 Any US Involvement (Completed)
    • #1 US Target (Announced)
    • #1 US Target (Completed)

  • Mergermarket Global & Regional M&A Report (Deal Count)
    • #2 Global PE Exits
    • #2 US PE Exits
    • #2 US PE Buyouts
    • #2 Europe PE Exits (Up from #69)
    • #3 Global PE Buyouts
    • #6 Europe PE Buyouts (Up from #13)
    • #7 France M&A (Up from #20)

  • Bloomberg Global M&A Market Review (Deal Count)
    • #2 US (Announced) (Up from #8)
    • #3 Global (Announced) (Up from #20)
    • #3 Hong Kong (Announced) (Up from #29)
    • #6 France (Announced) (Up from #26)
    • #8 UK (Announced) (Up from #23)
    • #10 Europe (Announced) (Up from #24)
    • #14 Germany (Announced) (Up from #21)

  • Bloomberg Global M&A Mid-Market Review (Deal Count)
    • #2 US Mid-Market (Up to $250m) (Up from #8)
    • #2 US Mid-Market (Up to $500m) (Up from #9)
    • #3 Global Mid-Market (Up to $250m) (Up from #18)
    • #3 Global Mid-Market (Up to $500m) (Up from #18)
    • #3 Global PE (Up to $250m)
    • #3 Global PE (Up to $500m)
    • #6 UK Mid-Market (Up to $500m) (Up from #24)
    • #13 Western & Eastern Europe (Up to $500m) (Up from #26)

  • Bloomberg Capital Markets (Deal Count)
    • #3 US Equity Offerings – Issuer
    • #4 US IPOs – Issuer
    • #4 US Equity Offerings – UW
    • #6 EMEA IPOs – UW