Am Law Trio Tops M&A Rankings Thanks to Mega-Deals

, The Am Law Daily


Davis Polk, Simpson Thacher, and Wachtell have landed in the top tier of three separate rankings of M&A legal advisers based on the combined value of transactions on which they advised in the year's first three quarters. Fueling the firms' collective success: their roles on some of 2013's largest deals, including the third-largest M&A transaction in history—Vodafone's $130 billion sale of its Verizon Wireless stake. All three firms worked on that transaction.

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