The M&A Advisor Names McGuireWoods a Finalist for Six Top Deal Awards

November 25, 2019

McGuireWoods was a finalist in six deal categories for the 2019 M&A Advisor Awards, which recognized top corporate transactions from the past year and the firms involved in closing them.

The firm represented clients in three major deals — including two in the energy sector — that were named finalists in various categories.

“This recognition is a testament to the depth and breadth of our transactional practices and the ability of our lawyers to close strategically significant deals for companies in all sectors of the economy, including clients in the energy and technology sectors,” said Richard W. Viola, deputy managing partner of McGuireWoods’ corporate practice.

The M& A Advisor recognized McGuireWoods for advising clients in the following deals:

  • Merger of Dominion Energy With SCANA Corp.: McGuireWoods advised Dominion Energy Inc. in its $13.4 billion merger with South Carolina-based SCANA Corp. that expands Dominion Energy’s operations in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The deal was a finalist for Utilities Deal of the Year and M&A Deal of the Year (over $10 billion).
  • Acquisition of Roper Technologies Inc.’s Scientific Imaging Businesses by Teledyne Technologies Inc.: The firm represented Teledyne Technologies Inc. in a $225 million acquisition of Roper Technologies Inc.’s Scientific Imaging businesses, which provide solutions for life sciences companies, academic research and customized original equipment manufacturer systems. The deal was a finalist for M&A Deal of the Year ($100 million-$250 million).
  • Acquisition of Texas Utility Engineering by EN Engineering : McGuireWoods advised EN Engineering in its investment in Texas Utility Engineering (TXUE), an electric utility and telecommunications engineering firm. The deal was a finalist in three categories: Utilities Deal of the Year, Telecommunication Services Deal of the Year, and M&A Deal of the Year ($25 million-$50 million).

McGuireWoods consistently ranks among the top law firms for M&A deals, including private equity. Through the first nine months of 2019, the firm earned top five rankings for U.S. deal count and top 10 rankings for global transactions in league tables published by Bloomberg and Refinitiv.

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