White & Case ranked number 1 by deal value for global M&A in 2016, according to both Bloomberg and Mergermarket. White & Case advised on 319 announced deals in excess of US$665 billion, according to Mergermarket's M&A League Tables published January 10, 2017.
Mergermarket also ranked the Firm regionally:
- US – White & Case ranked #2 by value for US M&A, for advising on 161 announced deals with an aggregate value in excess of US$502 billion.
- Europe – White & Case ranked #2 by value for European M&A, for advising on 212 announced deals with an aggregate value in excess of US$247 billion.
- Asia-Pacific – White & Case ranked #5 by value for Asia-Pacific M&A, for advising on 43 announced deals with an aggregate value in excess of US$76 billion.
White & Case maintained its number 1 global position in the M&A league tables for the full year in 2016. As cross-border activity becomes an increasingly greater percentage of M&A activity, our rankings continue to improve, playing to the strength of White & Case's truly global M&A practice.
We thank our clients and friends for recognizing the depth and breadth of our worldwide capabilities and for entrusting us as their legal counsel on M&A transactions in an increasingly complex, heavily regulated and uncertain global market.