Bloomberg Law
Oct. 2, 2020, 4:31 PMUpdated: Oct. 2, 2020, 10:24 PM

Kirkland & Ellis Leads Pack Through Q3 with $190 Billion in M&A (1)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Kirkland & Ellis pulled ahead of competitors advising on M&A through the first three quarters of 2020, snagging close to $200 billion in deals, amid some recovery in global M&A activity that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

According to newly released M&A advisory legal tables from Bloomberg, global M&A activity in the third quarter of 2020 reached $2.1 trillion, a 23.6% decrease compared to the same time period last year. The rate of year over year change was slightly better than in the first half of 2020, when deals dipped nearly 50% from the first half of 2019. ...

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