Bloomberg Law
Oct. 2, 2019, 7:51 PM

Wachtell, Kirkland Lead Deal Advisers As Global M&A Value Slides

Jacob Rund
Jacob Rund

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz is heading into the year’s final quarter outpacing all other law firms in the dollar value of global mergers and acquisitions on which it’s served as an adviser.

The firm has worked on 52 transactions worth a combined $517 billion through Q3 2019, which saw fewer deals and a smaller average deal size than the same period a year prior, Bloomberg data show.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP lags more than $100 billion behind Wachtell’s total deal value, but the 480 mergers and acquisitions it has advised on in any capacity are the most among its ...

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