Ciudad de México, 9 de mayo de 2019.
CIBC has topped the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the metals & mining sector based on deal value in the first quarter (Q1) 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
The Canada-based-financial services group led the table with two deals worth US$18.7bn, gaining a marginal edge over M. Klein & Company, which advised on one deal worth US$18.6bn.
According to GlobalData, which tracks all M&A, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world to compile the league table, BMO Capital Markets secured third position with three deals valued at US$13.4bn.
Global metals & mining deals market in Q1 2019
The metals & mining sector saw an increase in deal value in Q1 2019 when compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year. The overall deal value grew by 6.3% from US$21.2bn in Q1 2018 to US$22.5 in Q1 2019. On the contrary, deal volume decreased by 8.7% from 358 in Q1 2018 to 327 deals in Q1 2019.
The top ranker in the metals & mining sector, CIBC was conspicuous by its absence in the recently released global league table of top 20 M&A financial advisers by GlobalData. The metals &mining league table’s second-ranked M. Klein & Company stood seventh in the global rankings.
CravathSwaine & Moore and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg top list of M&A legal advisers
Cravath Swaine & Moore, and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg shared the first spot in the table of the top 10 legal advisers by value with just one deal, but worth US$18.6bn. Cassels Brock & Blackwell secured third position with three deals worth US$12.5bn. Cravath Swaine & Moore secured 12th position in theglobal league table of top 20 M&A legal advisers.
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The information is based on GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database
This press release was written using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis conducted by GlobalData’s team of industry experts
Methodology for League Tables
GlobalData league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including advisor names.
To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisors, through an advisor submission forms on GlobalData, which allows both legal and financial advisors to submit their deal details. GlobalData’s league table ranking is based on deal value. If value remains same for multiple advisers, deal volume is given weightage.
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