Gowling WLG tops Bloomberg’s Canadian M&A league tables; ranks among UK and global M&A leaders

03 July 2019

In Bloomberg’s M&A legal advisory league tables for the first half of 20191, Gowling WLG once again demonstrates extraordinary strength as a global M&A leader, when measured by deal count, and is on track to surpass its record numbers from 2018.

Gowling WLG was ranked #1 for Canadian M&A, having been credited with 61 Canadian transactions so far this year, 21 deals more than the #2 firm. Gowling WLG ranked #11 for both its UK and global M&A advisory mandates. In separate mid-market2 M&A league tables, Gowling WLG ranked #1 for Canadian M&A, #9 for UK M&A and #8 for global M&A.

Quarter after quarter, Gowling WLG continues to build on its reputation as one of the most active M&A law firms in the world. Combining legal knowledge and business acumen, members of the firm's M&A practice serve as trusted advisers to a range of domestic and international clients – both publicly traded and privately held –across all major industry sectors. 

[1] Bloomberg: Global M&A Market Review Legal Rankings 1H 2019 and Global M&A Mid-Market Review Legal Rankings 1H 2019

[2] Mid-market M&A deals are defined as transactions valued at up to US$250 million or with no announced value.