White & Case Ranks in Top Five in IH 2013 Global M&A Rankings
White & Case was highly ranked in 1H 2013 global M&A rankings recently issued by Thomson Reuters, as reported by The New York Times. The Firm ranked #5 by deal value and #6 by deal volume for announced worldwide mergers and acquisitions, having advised on 102 deals in excess of US$95 billion. The rankings can be viewed here.
The Firm also was highly ranked in Mergermarket's M&A league tables for the same period, ranking #6 by deal value and #7 by deal volume for global M&A.
Key highlights of our Mergermarket rankings were:
Ranked #1 in Central and Eastern Europe by deal value and volume
Ranked #1 in Russia by deal volume, #2 by deal value
Ranked #4 in global private equity buyouts by deal value, #8 by deal volume
Ranked #4 in Germany by deal volume, #6 by deal volume
Ranked #5 in the Americas by deal value, #6 by deal volume
During the first half of this year, the Firm represented:
In the United States, DISH Network Corporation in its US$25.5 billion unsolicited proposal to acquire Sprint Nextel Corporation
In Russia, Alfa-Access-Renova, the Russian consortium, in the US$28 billion sale of its 50 percent stake in TNK-BP
In the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic, RWE AG in its €1.6 billion sale of NET4GAS, s.r.o.
In the Middle East, Saudi Aramco in the US$1.3 billion merger of the fleet and operations of its wholly owned subsidiary, Vela International Marine Ltd, with the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)
In France, BC Partners in its acquisition of Allflex Holdings
In Mexico, Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. in its US$2.4 billion sale to The Sherwin-Williams Company
In Germany, H.I.G. Europe on the sale of the Anvis Group to Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd.