08 April 2014

King & Wood Mallesons: Number 1 for Emerging Markets M&A in Q1 2014

King & Wood Mallesons ranked as the number one law firm overall for M&A deals in Thomson Reuters’ Emerging Markets M&A Review for Q1, with US$10.5 billion in announced deals.

Jumping up nine places from Q1 last year, King & Wood Mallesons topped the table with more than US$3 billion in announced deals separating the firm and its closest competitor.

In addition, King & Wood Mallesons also ranked first for both Asia Pacific and China in terms of announced M&A deals.

Stuart Fuller, Global Managing Partner at King & Wood Mallesons, said, “This is a tremendous result in a competitive market. We are a firm with a world-class platform, connecting clients and opportunities in the high growth regions of the world.”

Thomson Reuters classifies ‘Emerging Markets’ as: parts of Asia Pacific including China; Eastern Europe; Middle East; North Africa; Sub-Saharan African and South America.

The Report highlights a very competitive market with Q1 2014 finishing with a 4.7% decrease in the total value of announced M&A activity in the Emerging Markets compared with the same period in 2013.

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