A&L Goodbody has topped the M&A league tables for 2021 in terms of volume and value of deals, according to new figures. The law firm advised on 77 deals worth €48.2 billion in a bumper year that saw a record 682 deals worth €88.3 billion overall.
A&L Goodbody (ALG) has been ranked as Northern Ireland's top legal adviser by both value and volume of total M&A deals in 2021 so far. According to the latest report from global information services company Experian, ALG's Belfast office acted on 46 deals worth over £1.1 billion in the
M&A activity in Ireland reached a record high in the first six months of 2021, according to a new report published by law firm William Fry in association with Mergermarket. There were 106 deals recorded in the first half of the year, a 33 per cent rise on the same period in 2020 and the most of
The period of "extreme uncertainty" in the Irish M&A market is drawing to a close, William Fry has said following a report showing the total value of Irish deals increased by 14 per cent to €9.1 billion last year in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. The law firm today published its M&A Re
Commercial law firm Tughans has topped the Experian M&A and Real Estate Advisor League Table by deal count for a sixth year in a row. Of the 168 deals involving a Northern Ireland firm in 2020, Tughans advised on 49 of them – nearly a third.
Arthur Cox has advised on 33 deals worth €1.7 billion in the year to date, more than any other Irish law firm by volume or value. The latest Experian M&A Review reports that deal-making in Ireland has "proved resilient in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic" with 325 deals over the year to da
The volume and value of deals in Northern Ireland have dropped to their lowest recorded level since 2013, according to a new report. After years of strong growth, there have been just 91 transactions worth £234 million involving a Northern Ireland company so far this year, the latest Experian
The Lawyer has produced a special report on changes to the M&A landscape in Ireland in 2020. "Like every M&A market globally, the areas in which deal activity in Ireland has been concentrated during the first half of 2020 has, to a large extent, been driven by the impact of Covid-19 on busin
There is reason to be "cautiously optimistic" about a rise in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the second half of 2020, a senior corporate lawyer has said. Stephen Keogh, head of corporate and M&A at William Fry, said 2020 is "likely to represent one of the lowest, if not the lowes
Commercial law firm Tughans remains the top M&A firm in Northern Ireland by deal count, according to the latest report from Experian Market IQ. There were just 58 transactions in Northern Ireland in the first half of 2020, a 65 per cent decline on the 65 during the same period last year, and Tug
A&L Goodbody has ranked as the top M&A firm in Ireland by deal count in the latest edition of Mergermarket's Global and Regional M&A Report. The firm advised on nine deals worth $568 million in the first half of 2020, closely followed by Matheson, which advised on nine deals worth $405 m
Dorit McCann, partner at Beauchamps, considers whether firms emerging from the COVID-19 crisis with access to financing can use the "failing firm defence" to justify acquisitions of competitive businesses. COVID-19 has turned our world upside down but, while it presents great challenges to many busi
Corporate law firm A&L Goodbody's Belfast office advised on deals worth £1.1 billion last year, greater in value than any other law firm in Northern Ireland for a sixth consecutive year. From 2014 to 2019, the Belfast office has advised on deals totalling over £6 billion, according t
Arthur Cox has topped the league table of Irish M&A legal advisers by both deal value and volume for 2019. The firm advised on 34 transactions valued at over $107 billion in US dollars, according to the Mergermarket report.
The total value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Ireland has risen by 24 per cent to €2.5 billion in the past year, according to new analysis from William Fry and Mergermarket. The mid-year William Fry Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2019 also reports that deal volume dropped over the