Jones Day ranks number one in M&A for 47th quarter in a row

11 Jul, 2012

Jones Day has ranked number one globally in M&A league tables for the first half of 2012, maintaining a position it has held for 47 consecutive quarters.


Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q2 2012 M&A rankings released by Thomson Reuters. The Firm received credit from Thomson for 180 completed deals worldwide. Thomson also ranked the Firm number one for completed deals with US targets with 112 deals. The Firm captured the number one ranking in every published Thomson league table based on deal count.


In the Bloomberg league tables, which are based on announced transactions, Jones Day ranked number one both for number of worldwide deals and for number of deals involving US companies. Bloomberg published 21 rankings based on deal count. The Firm ranked number one in five of these and in the top ten in 15 of the 21 total.


The Firm has maintained the number one worldwide ranking for number of deals in both the Thomson and Bloomberg tables every quarter since year-end 2000.


Jones Day is a global law firm practising in the major centres of business and finance throughout the world. Ranked among the world’s best and most integrated law firms, and perennially ranked among the best in client service, Jones Day acts a principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, approximately half of the Fortune500, Fortune Global 500, and FT Global 500. 

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