Mergermarket Q1 2019: Ellex leads the M&A market in the Baltics

Mergermarket, a leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has announced their M&A deal results for the first quarter of 2019. According to the latest research, Ellex, a circle of leading Baltic law firms, has reached the highest deal value with USD 386 million and highest deal count with 3 deals among Baltic law firms.
 
The rankings compare the most active law firms in the M&A market for the period from January to March 2019.
 
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Main trends from Mergermarket M&A Report 1Q2019:
  • USD 801.5bn value of global M&A in 1Q19, down by 15% compared to 1Q18
  • USD 122.9bn European M&A value in 1Q19 is the lowest quarterly value since 3Q12
  • Private equity buyouts account for 29.2 %  of total European M&A – the highest YTD value on record
For more information and full report, click here.