Akin Gump Among Q2 Leading Bankruptcy, M&A and Securities Firms

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that it has been ranked by several reporting agencies as being among the top law firms for its work in bankruptcy, M&A and securities for the second quarter of 2014.

Of particular note, The Deal Pipeline ranked Akin Gump number three among the top 50 bankruptcy law firms, and financial restructuring partner Danny Golden was eighth among the top 50 bankruptcy lawyers. The firm was number five, according to Thomson Reuters, in M&A deals completed by value with any MENA involvement as well as with any U.S. involvement up to $50 and $500 million. For its outbound M&A work in China, Thomson Reuters ranked the firm seventh. Bloomberg placed the firm at number six for its work advising equity issuers on U.S. IPOs by value.

Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters also ranked Akin Gump in the top 20 in a number of other categories, including:

M&A

  • Deals with any Eastern Europe involvement by volume (Bloomberg)
  • Deals with any U.S. involvement up to $500 million by volume (Thomson Reuters)
  • Deals with any Benelux involvement by volume (Bloomberg)
  • Deals completed by value with any Benelux involvement (Thomson Reuters)
  • Deals completed by value with any Benelux involvement up to $500 million (Thomson Reuters)
  • Deals completed by value with any Eastern Europe involvement up to $500 million (Thomson Reuters)
  • Deals with any Latin America involvement up to $50 million by volume (Thomson Reuters).

Securities

  • U.S. equity offerings by value (Bloomberg)
  • U.S. high yield issuer advisers by value and volume (Bloomberg)
  • U.S. equity offerings for IPOs by volume (Bloomberg)
  • Global equity IPO advisers by value (Bloomberg)
  • U.S. equity offerings manager advisers for IPOs by value (Bloomberg)
  • U.S. straight debt excluding ABS and MBS (AB7) by volume (Thomson Reuters).

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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