Jones Day Ranks #1 in M&A for 51 Straight Quarters

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Jones Day ranked #1 globally in M&A league tables for the first six months of 2013, maintaining a position it has held for 51 consecutive quarters.

Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in first half 2013 M&A rankings released by Thomson Reuters. The Firm received credit from Thomson for 161 completed deals worldwide. Thomson also ranked the Firm #1 for announced deals with U.S. targets with 84 deals. The Firm captured the #1 ranking in every published Thomson league table based on deal count.


In the Bloomberg league tables, which are based on announced transactions, Jones Day ranked #1 both for number of worldwide deals and for number of deals involving U.S. companies as well as for number of deals involving French companies. Bloomberg published 19 rankings based on deal count. The Firm ranked #1 in five of these and in the top 10 in 14 of the 19 total.

The Firm has maintained the #1 worldwide ranking for number of deals in both the Thomson and Bloomberg tables every quarter since year-end 2000.

Jones Day is a global law firm practicing in the major centers of business and finance throughout the world. Ranked among the world’s best and most integrated law firms, and perennially ranked among the best in client service, Jones Day acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, approximately half of the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and FT Global 500.

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