McGuireWoods remained a dominant player advising clients in M&A
transactions through the first half of 2019, earning top five rankings for
U.S. deal count and top 10 rankings for global transactions in league
tables published by Refinitiv and Bloomberg.
McGuireWoods ranked third in deal count for advising clients in
acquisitions of U.S. companies, fifth for all deals involving U.S. clients
and ninth for global deals in Refinitiv’s tables. The firm was fifth in
Bloomberg’s rankings for total U.S. deal count and seventh for global
The firm delivered another strong performance in middle-market
transactions, ranking third in U.S. deals and eighth in worldwide deals in
Refinitiv’s tables. In Bloomberg’s rankings, the firm placed fifth for U.S.
transactions valued up to $500 million and 10th for global deals.
McGuireWoods also placed 10th for global private equity deals up to $500
million in Bloomberg’s tables.
Significant second-quarter transactions include advising
Seven Hills Capital and its portfolio company, Reliable Medical Supply, in acquiring Med City Mobility. McGuireWoods London and the firm’s U.S.
in the $77 million sale of its Duraco specialty tapes business to OpenGate
“McGuireWoods consistently ranks among the leaders in M&A and private
equity deals thanks to the experience and industry knowledge of our
talented team,” said
Michael Woodard, chair of the firm’s M&A and Corporate Transactions Department.
McGuireWoods’ M&A practice has earned nationwide recognition from
The Legal 500. The firm also was honored in Financial Times’
North America Innovative Lawyers report
with capital providers for specific private equity deals.