Bloomberg 1Q 2019: Ellex advised on the largest number of deals among Baltic law firms

Bloomberg, an international leading business and financial news agency, has announced the top legal advisors in 1Q 2019 in its Global M&A Market Review. The rankings indicate the most active M&A legal market players during the period from January to March 2019. According to the results, Ellex holds the dominant position among Baltic law firms by having advised on 7 deals with a total value of USD 386mln.
 
Main trends of the M&A market in the European, Middle East & African market (EMEA) in 1Q 2019
  • M&A deals involving EMEA-based targets reached a volume of USD 222.8 billion in 1Q 2019, representing a 12.9% decline in deal volume compared to the same period last year.
  • Deal activity targeting the basic materials sector increased by 348.8% year-on-year to USD 73.4 billion.
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The Bloomberg M&A report delivers the latest data on the M&A market and provides a global perspective and local insight into unique deal structures in various markets through a network of over 800 financial and legal advisory firms, ensuring an accurate reflection of key market trends. The league table rankings are a leading benchmark for legal and financial advisory performance.
 
To view the Global M&A Market Review 1Q 2019, please click HERE.