White & Case Ranks Number 1 for M&A in Russia by deal count

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White & Case was the Number 1 law firm for advising on M&A transactions in Russia in 2016 by deal count, according to the Mergermarket M&A League Tables published January 10.

In 2016, White & Case advised on 15 announced deals in Russia collectively worth US$18.9 billion, making the Firm Number 1 by deal count and Number 2 by aggregate deal value.

White & Case advised on the largest 2016 M&A deals in the Russian Energy sector (Bashneft and Rosneft privatizations), Internet sector (the acquisition of a stake in Mail.ru by MegaFon) and Insurance sector (the sale of a stake in VSK Insurance House to B&N Bank Joint Stock Company).

Globally, Mergermarket named White & Case the Number 1 firm for M&A by deal value.