Haynes and Boone Tops Mergermarket League Tables


Continuing an upward trend that began two years ago, Mergermarket has ranked Haynes and Boone, LLP the No. 1 Texas legal advisor by deal count both for the second quarter and first half of 2015. The firm also ranked No. 7 by deal count for the entire U.S. South region.

In the second quarter, Haynes and Boone lawyers handled 13 deals valued at a total of $700 million, Mergermarket reported. For the first half, the firm managed 20 deals with a total value of $831 million. So far in 2015, the value is about 50 percent ahead of the firm’s average deal values for both 2014 and 2013.

“These figures show that our M&A Practice Group continues to handle an outsized number of deals for a firm of our size,” said Partner Tom Harris, practice leader. “It is a tribute to the hard work our lawyers do in the middle market, where we have a reputation for developing deep understanding of our clients’ business goals.”

Added firm Managing Partner Tim Powers: “This is a richly deserved milestone for our M&A lawyers and reflects the trust our clients have in our ability to handle their most crucial business strategies. We are very proud of this outstanding group of attorneys.”

With experience in nearly every large industry sector, Haynes and Boone M&A lawyers anticipate the roadblocks and evaluate the opportunities that clients face on the way to closing a deal. The firm’s lawyers handle a wide array of transactions for clients ranging from private equity firms and closely held corporations to large financial institutions and Fortune 500 public companies.

By maintaining the largest network of dedicated M&A reporters and researchers, Mergermarket offers the most comprehensive M&A intelligence service available today. Its league tables are an industry standard among investment professionals.

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