Sullivan & Cromwell and Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice were the top M&A legal advisers in South & Central America in Q1-Q3 2023, according to GlobalData’s ranking of leading M&A advisers.
Sullivan & Cromwell topped the charts when measuring the value of deals, advising on $16.5bn worth of deals during the period, while Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice advised on the most transactions with a total of 14 deals.
“Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice witnessed an increase in the number of deals advised by it during Q1-Q3 2023 compared to Q1-Q3 2022,” said GlobalData lead analyst Aurojyoti Bose. “It went ahead from occupying the second position by volume in Q1-Q3 2022 to top the chart by this metric in Q1-Q3 2023.
“Meanwhile, Sullivan & Cromwell was among the only two advisers that managed to surpass $10bn in total deal value during Q1-Q3 2023. Two of the three deals advised by Sullivan & Cromwell during Q1-Q3 2023 were billion-dollar deals [valued at or above $1bn] that also included one mega deal valued more than $10bn. Involvement in these big-ticket deals helped Sullivan & Cromwell occupy the top spot by value.”
An analysis of GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database reveals that Appleby Global Group came second in terms of value, by advising on $13.3bn worth of deals, followed by Kirkland & Ellis with $5.8bn, Debevoise & Plimpton with $5.4bn, and Cravath Swaine & Moore with $4.3bn.
Measured by number of transactions, Demarest Advogados occupied the second place with 11 deals, followed by Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados with 11 deals, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom with 10 deals, and Lefosse Advogados with eight deals.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
GlobalData’s 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 adviser names.
To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions of deals from leading advisers.