Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Kirkland & Ellis high M&A authorized advisers by worth and quantity within the shopper sector for Q1 2022, finds GlobalData

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Kirkland & Ellis have respectively secured the highest spots by worth and quantity within the shopper sector in Q1 2022, in line with the most recent Authorized Advisers League Desk by GlobalData. The main information and analytics firm’s Monetary Offers Database reveals that Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom achieved the highest rating by worth by advising on $13.9 billion price of M&A offers. In the meantime, Kirkland & Ellis led by quantity, having suggested on a complete of 14 offers.

In line with GlobalData’s report, ‘World and Shopper M&A Report Authorized Adviser League Tables Q1 2022’, a complete of 982 M&A offers price $48.6 billion had been introduced within the sector throughout Q1 2022.

Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, feedback: “Kirkland & Ellis was among the many solely three advisers to report double-digit deal quantity. Nonetheless, it lagged by way of worth and needed to accept the tenth place by this metric.

“In the meantime, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom managed to high by worth regardless of advising on about half the variety of offers suggested by Kirkland & Ellis. The agency’s involvement in two offers valued at greater than $5 billion was pivotal for the corporate in securing the highest spot by worth.”

An evaluation of GlobalData’s Monetary Offers Database reveals different excessive rankers by worth included Latham & Watkins, in second place with offers price $11.9 billion; Sullivan & Cromwell, in third with $7.2 billion; Debevoise & Plimpton, and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, each got here in fourth with offers price $6.6 billion.

By quantity, Latham & Watkins occupied the second place, with 11 offers; adopted by Jones Day, with 11 offers; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, in fourth with eight offers and DLA Piper coming in fifth with eight offers.

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