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Corporate team recognised by Bloomberg as one of UK’s most active legal advisers for M&A

Walker Morris achieves success in Bloomberg’s national M&A rankings

The Corporate Team at Walker Morris has been recognised for its deal success in Bloomberg’s Global M&A Market Review Legal Rankings for 2016.

Walker Morris has been ranked joint 17th overall in terms of number of M&A deals on which it has advised in 2016, making it one of the UK’s most active deal advisers. The Team has also been ranked 12th in the UK Mid-Market deal count for deals up to $250 million and joint 13th in the UK Mid-Market deal count for deals up to $500 million.

John Hamer, Head of Corporate at Walker Morris, commented:

“Following a strong 2016 for the Team, we are absolutely delighted with the Bloomberg rankings and the recognition it gives to our talented lawyers. Being ranked in the top 20 law firms in the UK for the number of announced deals in 2016 is testament to our success and the strength of our M&A practice on a national basis.”

The Team’s recent deals include: advising Swedish listed company, Bufab AB, on the acquisition of Montrose Fasteners; advising procurement software specialist PROACTIS Holdings plc on its acquisition of Millstream Associates, a provider of systems and services to the public sector; and advising AIM-listed engineering services group, Renew Holdings plc, on its acquisition of Giffen Holdings Limited.

Bloomberg provides a global perspective and local insight into unique deal structures in various markets through a network of over 800 financial and legal advisory firms, ensuring an accurate reflection of key market trends.

Bloomberg 2016