#1 M&A law firm in Canada in the 2018 league tables

March 18, 2019
Stikeman Elliott is among the highest recognized and most active firms in M&A, capital markets and private equity in the 2018 league tables. We are proud to have maintained our first position as the #1 M&A law firm in Canada and the Americas by deal count by Mergermarket. Here are some highlights of the results:
  • Stikeman Elliott continues to lead the M&A league tables as the #1 law firm in Canada by deal count and the #1 Canadian firm for Americas by deal count - Mergermarket

  • We also ranked highly in the M&A mid-market categories, including:
    • #1 law firm in Canada Mid-Market by deal value (up to $500M) – Bloomberg
    • #1 law firm in Canada Mid-Market by deal value (up to $250M) – Bloomberg
    • #1 Canadian law firm for Global Mid-Market by deal value (up to $250M) – Bloomberg

  • Stikeman Elliott also continues to hold its rank as the #1 Canadian firm in numerous capital markets categories, including 13 categories in Bloomberg, five categories in the Financial Post and four categories in Thomson Reuters. Notable rankings include:

    • #1 law firm for Canada Corporate Bonds by deal count (Issuer) – Bloomberg
    • #1 law firm for Canada Equity IPO by deal value (Issuer) – Bloomberg
    • #1 Canadian law firm for Global Equity, Equity Linked and Rights by deal count (Issuer) – Bloomberg
    • #1 law firm for Canada Equity & Equity-related by deal count (Manager) – Thomson Reuters
    • #1 Canadian law firm for Global Equity, Equity-related by deal count (Manager) – Thomson Reuters
    • Only Canadian law firm for All International Bonds by deal count (Manager) – Thomson Reuters
    • #1 law firm for Debt Offerings by deal count (Issuer) – Financial Post
    • #1 law firm for Equity Offerings by deal count and value (Underwriter) – Financial Post
    • #1 law firm for Combined Equity and Debt Offerings by deal count (Underwriter) – Financial Post
We are incredibly fortunate to have earned the trust of so many clients with their important business decisions. This trust is fostered daily through the dedication and passion that empowers every member of our firm to achieve the greatest possible results for our clients.

Stikeman Elliott’s nationwide corporate group is among the most active in Canada. We see managing and minimizing risk as one of our key roles in any transaction – identifying and mitigating issues before they become a problem. Whether advising on Canada’s largest contested public company transactions or friendly acquisitions of privately-owned family businesses, we utilize our expertise and creativity to pragmatically achieve our clients’ goals. As the 2018 winner of the Chambers Canada Corporate Law Firm of the Year, and having more lawyers ranked in Corporate/M&A than any other Canadian law firm in Chambers Global 2019 for the third consecutive year, we pride ourselves on finding solutions and creating positive results for our clients.