Press Release July 21, 2022

Goodwin Earns Number One Rankings for Global, U.S. and UK M&A In H1 2022

Goodwin earned the top position among law firms in Refinitiv’s H1 league tables for global M&A by deal count. The firm also was recognized by Mergermarket with number one rankings by deal count for Global M&A, UK M&A, U.S. M&A, Global Buyouts, U.S. Buyouts, and Europe Buyouts.

Goodwin’s League Tables’ results reflect the versatility and skill of the firm’s Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, and Public Company Advisory teams, as well as Goodwin’s strength in the Technology, Healthcare, Real Estate and Life Sciences sectors. As the firm positioned at the intersection of capital and innovation, Goodwin possesses the unique ability to advise both the innovators and investors across industries and geographies.

Goodwin was highly ranked in the following categories for H1 2022 – 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    • #1 Global – Announced, including Withdrawn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 UK Involvement Mid-Market
    • #1 U.S. Target Mid-Market
    • #2 European Involvement Mid-Market
  • Refinitiv Global Small-Cap M&A
    • #1 Global Small-Cap
    • #1 UK Involvement Small-Cap
    • #1 U.S. Target Small-Cap
    • #2 European Involvement Small-Cap
  • Refinitiv Global Capital Markets
    • #2 U.S. Equity & Equity-related (Issuer)
    • #6 U.S. Equity & Equity-related (UW)
  • Bloomberg Global M&A
    • #3 Global (announced)
    • #3 U.S. (announced)
    • #5 UK (announced)
  • Bloomberg Global M&A Mid-Market
    • #2 Global Mid-Market (Up to $250 and Up to $500m)
    • #3 U.S. Mid-Market (Up to $250 and Up to $500m)
    • #3 Global PE (Up to $250m)
    • #4 Global PE (Up to $500m)
    • #5 Western & Eastern Europe (Up to $250m and Up to $500m)
  • Bloomberg Capital Markets
    • #3 U.S. Equity Linked (UW)
    • #5 U.S. Equity Offerings (Issuer)
  • Bloomberg Global Activism
    • #7 Company Side - <$1b Targets Only
    • #8 Company Side – U.S.
    • #8 Global Legal Advisers - Company
  • 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
  • FactSet Global M&A
    • #3 U.S. – Announced
    • #3 U.S. Middle Market – Announced
    • #4 Global – Announced
    • #6 UK - Announced
  • FactSet U.S. Activism and Defense
    • #7 Company Defense
    • #7 Top Law Firms to Activists