Awards and Rankings October 24, 2022

Goodwin Continues to Lead Global M&A League Tables in Q3 2022

Goodwin once again earned the top position among law firms in Refinitiv’s Q3 2022 League Tables for Global M&A by deal count. In addition to being named the number one legal advisor for M&A deals, the firm was also highly ranked by the League Tables for its market-leading work in Capital Markets, Private Equity, and Public Company Advisory.

These results reflect the firm’s client-centric philosophy and collaborative approach, 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 Q3 2022:

  • Refinitiv Global M&A (Deal Count)
    • #1 Global – Announced
    • #1 Global Principal Advisors – Announced
    • #1 Global – Announced, including Withdrawn
    • #1 Global – Completed
    • #1 Global Principal Advisors – Completed
    • #1 Any US Involvement – Announced
    • #1 Any US Involvement – Completed
    • #1 US Target – Announced
    • #1 US Target – Completed
  • Refinitiv Global Mid-Market M&A (Deal Count)
    • #1 Global Mid-Market 
    • #1 UK Involvement Mid-Market
    • #1 US Target Mid-Market
    • #2 European Involvement Mid-Market
    • #4 French Involvement Mid-Market
  • Refinitiv Global Small-Cap M&A (Deal Count)
    • #1 Global Small-Cap
    • #1 UK Involvement Small-Cap
    • #1 US Target Small-Cap
    • #2 European Involvement Small-Cap
    • #4 French Involvement Small-Cap
  • Refinitiv Global Capital Markets (Deal Count)
    • #3 US Equity & Equity-related (Issuer)
  • Bloomberg Global M&A (Deal Count)
    • #4 US (announced)
    • #4 Global (announced)
  • Bloomberg Global M&A Mid-Market (Deal Count)
    • #3 US Mid-Market (Up to $250m) 
    • #4 US Mid-Market (Up to $500m)
    • #4 Global Mid-Market (Up to $250m and $500m)
    • #5 Global PE (Up to $250m and $500m)
  • Bloomberg Capital Markets (Deal Count)
    • #2 US Equity Linked (UW)
    • #5 US Equity Linked (Issuer)
    • #6 US Equity Offerings (Issuer)
  • The Deal (Deal Count)
    • #3 Global PE
    • #6 PIPES (Issuer Counsel)
  • FactSet Global M&A
    • #2 US SPAC Acquisitions (Transaction Value)
    • #3 Global – Announced (Deal Count)
    • #3 US – Announced (Deal Count)
    • #3 US Middle Market – Announced (Deal Count)
  • FactSet Shareholder Activism (Deal Count)
    • #6 Company Defense
  • Mergermarket Global M&A (Deal Count)
    • #2 US M&A
    • #2 Global Exits
    • #2 US Exits
    • #2 Global Buyouts
    • #2 Europe Buyouts
    • #3 US Buyouts
    • #3 Global M&A
    • #4 UK M&A
    • #5 Europe Exits