Awards and Rankings April 22, 2022

Goodwin Named the Top Firm for M&A and Private Equity Buyouts in Q1 2022 League Tables

The Q1 2022 Mergermarket Global M&A league tables recognized Goodwin as the number one firm by deal count for Global, UK, and U.S. M&A. Mergermarket also recognized Goodwin as the number one firm by deal count for Global, U.S., and European Private Equity Buyouts.

Refinitiv once again highlighted Goodwin’s dominance in M&A, with Goodwin earning the top position for Global and U.S. deals. Refinitiv also further corroborated the firm’s reputation as a leader for mid-market transactions, naming Goodwin the number one firm by deal count for Global, U.S. Target, Hong Kong Involvement, and UK Involvement Mid-Market M&A, as well as the number one by deal count for Global, U.S. Target, and Hong Kong Involvement Small-Cap M&A.

These rankings highlight the firm’s client-centric philosophy and collaborative approach. Goodwin’s M&A and Private Equity teams work with the firm’s Technology, Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Real Estate practices to advise both the innovators and investors throughout all stages of the corporate lifecycle.

Goodwin was highly ranked in the following Q1 league tables categories by deal count:

  • Refinitiv Global M&A
    • #1 Global – Announced
    • #1 Global Principal Advisors – Announced
    • #1 Global – Announced, including Withdrawn
    • #1 Global – Completed
    • #1 Global Principal Advisors – Completed
    • #1 Any U.S. Involvement – Announced
    • #1 Any U.S. Involvement – Completed
    • #1 U.S. Target – Announced
    • #1 U.S. Target – Completed
  • Refinitiv Global Mid-Market M&A
    • #1 Global Mid-Market
    • #1 U.S. Target Mid-Market
    • #1 Hong Kong Involvement Mid-Market
    • #1 UK Involvement Mid-Market
    • #2 European Involvement Mid-Market
  • Refinitiv Global Small-Cap M&A
    • #1 Global Small-Cap
    • #1 U.S. Target Small-Cap
    • #1 Hong Kong Involvement Small-Cap
    • #2 European Involvement Small-Cap
    • #2 UK Involvement Small-Cap
    • #5 French Involvement Small-Cap
  • Mergermarket Global M&A
    • #1 Global M&A
    • #1 UK M&A
    • #1 U.S. M&A
    • #1 Global Buyouts
    • #1 U.S. Buyouts
    • #1 Europe Buyouts
    • #2 Global Exits
    • #2 U.S. Exits
    • #3 Europe M&A
  • Bloomberg Global M&A Mid-Market
    • #2 US Mid-Market (Up to $250m)
    • #2 Global Mid-Market (Up to $250m)
    • #3 US Mid-Market (Up to $500m)
    • #3 Global Mid-Market (Up to $500m)
    • #3 Global PE (Up to $250m and Up to $500m)
    • #4 Western & Eastern Europe (Up to $250m)
    • #5 UK Mid-Market (Up to $250m and Up to $500m)
  • Bloomberg Global M&A
    • #3 US (announced)
    • #3 Global (announced)
    • #3 Hong Kong (announced)
    • #5 UK (announced)