Bloomberg Law
July 1, 2019, 7:27 PMUpdated: July 1, 2019, 8:46 PM

Wachtell, Kirkland Dominate Deal Scene in First Half of 2019 (1)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Kirkland & Ellis have advised on the largest volume of deals in the first half of 2019, in a cycle dominated by “mega deals” worth over $10 billion.

In newly released M&A legal advisory league tables by Bloomberg, Wachtell worked on the highest dollar amount of global deals as principal advisor in the first two quarters of the year. The firm also topped the rankings for global announced deals by volume, a broader metric that includes specialized deal-related work like antitrust or executive compensation.

As principal, Wachtell advised on 32 deals worth more than ...

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