Mergermarket Q3 2017: AZB tops deal value and count tables

Mergermarket

Mergermarket has released its M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2017. Once again, AZB & Partners has topped the Indian M&A tables in terms of deal value. The firm also recorded the highest number of deals this quarter.

Deal Value

AZB has advised on 44 deals, valued at $21.5 billion. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas is in second, with 26 deals at $19.08 billion, followed by Trilegal in third, with 24 deals at $16.3 billion. S&R Associates and Vaish Associates complete the top five, with 6 deals at $13.2 billion and 7 deals at $13.05 billion respectively.

The other Indian firms in the top ten are Bharucha & Partners, Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Two international law firms – Slaughter & May and Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian –¬† make it to the top ten as well.

Rank Law Firm Deal Value (in $billion) Deal Count
1 AZB & Partners 21.5 44
2 Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 19.08 26
3 Trilegal 16.3 24
4 S&R Associates 13.2 6
5 Vaish Associates 13.05 7
6 Slaughter & May 12.7 2
7 Bharucha & Partners 12.6 1
8 Khaitan & Co 6.1 35
9 Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 3.8 34
10 Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian 2.7 2

Deal Count

Khaitan has the second most deals after AZB, with 35 this quarter. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has 34, whereas Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has 26, followed by Trilegal with 24. Next is J Sagar Associates with 19, followed by HSA Advocates and DSK Legal with 13 each, and Nishith Desai Associates and Desai & Diwanji with 10 each.

Rank  Law Firm Deal Count Deal Value (in $billion)
1 AZB & Partners 44 21.5
2 Khaitan & Co 35 6.1
3 Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 34 3.8
4 Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 26 19.08
5 Trilegal 24 16.3
6 JSA 19 1.4
7 HSA Advocates 13 1.1
8 DSK Legal 13 0.6
9 Nishith Desai Associates 10 2.2
10 Desai & Diwanji 10 1.3

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas had topped the H1 league tables for 2017, with 16 deals at $16.6 billion, followed closely by AZB with 32 deals at $16.6 billion.

 

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