Jones Day Ranks #1 In M&A For 44th Quarter In A Row

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 12:05

Jones Day ranked #1 globally in M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2011, maintaining a position it has held for 44 consecutive quarters.

Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2011 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters. The firm received credit from Thomson for 314 completed deals worldwide, surpassing the #2 firm by 76 deals. Thomson also ranked the firm #1 for completed deals with U.S. targets with 166 deals. The firm captured the #1 ranking in every published Thomson league table based on deal count.

In the Bloomberg league tables, which are based on announced transactions, Jones Day ranked #1 both for number of worldwide deals and for number of deals involving U.S. companies. Bloomberg published 23 rankings based on deal count. The firm ranked #1 in seven of these and in the top 10 in 17 of the 23 total. Jones Day has maintained the #1 worldwide ranking for number of deals in both the Thomson and Bloomberg tables every quarter since year-end 2000.

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Eight Jones Day lawyers have been named leading lawyers in Chambers Latin America 2012: Latin America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers also ranked the firm's Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A practices among the best in Latin America and the Capital Markets and Real Estate practices among the best in México.

The Jones Day attorneys listed in Chambers Latin America 2012 and the practice areas for which they are recognized are S. Wade Angus – Corporate/M&A (Latin America-wide);  Fernando de Ovando – Banking & Finance (México); Graham Lim – Banking & Finance (Latin America-wide); Silvia Malagón – Capital Markets (México); Javier Martinez del Campo – Corporate/M&A (México); Luis Riesgo – Corporate/M&A (Latin-America-wide); Manuel Romano – Corporate/M&A (México); James Salerno – Banking & Finance (Latin America-wide).

The firm also received high rankings for its Latin America practices and lawyers in the Chambers Global 2011 guide released earlier this year.