Gowling WLG credited with record number of global M&A deals in H1 2021

15 July 2021

Building on strong Q1 results, Gowling WLG has been credited by Refinitiv with a record 130 global M&A deals in the first half of 2021 – for a #18 ranking among all law firms worldwide. Bloomberg also ranked the firm #18 for global transactions.[1]

Deal numbers for Canada and the UK helped propel the firm to this new high water mark. Refinitiv credited the firm with 81 Canada deals for a #2 ranking and 40 UK mid-market[2] deals for a #11 ranking. Bloomberg placed Gowling WLG even higher for mid-market UK M&A deals, ranking the firm #5.

Quarter after quarter, in all economic environments, Gowling WLG continues to build on its reputation as an extraordinarily active M&A powerhouse. Combining legal knowledge and business acumen, members of the firm's M&A practice serve as trusted advisors to a range of domestic and international clients across all major industry sectors.


[1] Refinitiv: Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review First Half 2021│Legal Advisors and Global Mid-Market M&A Review First Half 2021│Legal Advisors; Bloomberg: Global M&A Market Review Legal Rankings 1H 2021 and Global M&A Mid-Market Review Legal Rankings 1H 2021.

[2] Mid-market M&A deals are defined as transactions valued at up to US$500 million or with no announced value.