Akin Gump Recognized for First-Half 2016 M&A and Securities Work

(New York) – Akin Gump’s work in the areas of M&A and securities placed it among the top law firms for the first half of 2016, according to several reporting agencies.

Akin Gump’s M&A work for insurance brokers was ranked number one by SNL for the second quarter. The firm came in at number two, according to SNL, for energy M&A.

According to Mergermarket, Akin Gump was ranked among the top 10 law firms for its M&A work in Russia during the first six months of the year. Mergermarket also placed the firm in the top 20 for its M&A work in global private equity exits and U.S. private equity exits. Thomson Reuters placed the firm in the top 10 for its M&A work in U.S. Target Mid-Market Rankings.

For its securities work, Bloomberg ranked Akin Gump in the top 10 for U.S. High Yield Corporate Bonds: Legal Adviser – Issuer and in the top 20 for U.S. Equity Offerings: Legal Adviser- Issuer.

These recognitions follow a strong performance by the firm in M&A and securities work during the second half of 2015. More information about those recognitions can be found here.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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