Jones Day ranks #1 in M&A for 48th quarter in a row

01 Nov, 2012

Jones Day ranked number one globally in M&A league tables for the first nine months of 2012, maintaining a position it has held for 48 consecutive quarters.


Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2012 M&A rankings released by Thomson Reuters. The Firm received credit from Thomson for 287 completed deals worldwide. Thomson also ranked the Firm number one for announced deals with U.S. targets with 181 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 U.S. companies as well as for number of deals involving French companies. Bloomberg published 21 rankings based on deal count. The Firm ranked number one in five of these and in the top 10 in 18 of the 21 total.


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


Jones Day is a global law firm practicing 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 as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, approximately half of the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500 and FT Global 500. 

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