McGuireWoods Earns Top 5 Rankings for U.S. M&A Deals in First Quarter League Tables

April 22, 2020

McGuireWoods delivered another standout performance for clients in U.S. and global M&A transactions in the first quarter of 2020, earning top five rankings for U.S. deal count and top 10 rankings for global deals in league tables published by Refinitiv and Bloomberg.

McGuireWoods ranked third in deal count for advising clients in acquisitions of U.S. companies and sixth in global M&A deals in Refinitiv’s league tables. The firm was fifth in Bloomberg’s rankings for total U.S. deal count and seventh for global transactions. 

The firm solidified its position as a leader in middle-market transactions, ranking second in U.S. deals and fifth in worldwide deals in Refinitiv’s tables. In Bloomberg’s middle-market rankings, the firm placed fifth for U.S. transactions valued up to $500 million and seventh for global deals. McGuireWoods also placed ninth for global private equity deals up to $250 million in Bloomberg’s tables.

The firm’s significant Q1 transactions include representing private equity firm Summit Park in its recapitalization of Elliott Aviation; advising Teledyne Technologies in its acquisition of OakGate Technology; and assisting Segue Technologies, a leading information technology solutions, cybersecurity and management consulting firm, in its sale to Tetra Tech, Inc.

“At a time when businesses and investors are facing unprecedented challenges, we were proud to assist our clients in closing these important deals,” said Michael Woodard, chair of the firm’s M&A and Corporate Transactions Department.

McGuireWoods consistently ranks among the leading law firms for M&A and private equity deals in authoritative league tables. For more information about McGuireWoods’ recent M&A and private equity deal activity, read the firm’s M&A Spotlight: 2019 Year in Review.