SOURCE: PrivCo Media LLC

PrivCo Media LLC

February 13, 2013 06:00 ET

PrivCo -- The Top 20 Ranking M&A Law Firms for Private Tech M&A Deals in 2012

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 13, 2013) - PrivCo has just released its Annual Private Tech Company M&A Research Report: "The Top 100 Acquirers Of U.S. Private Tech Companies In 2012: The Most Active Acquirers, The Companies They Acquired, What They Paid, Top 10 Target Co. Cities, Financial and Law Firm Deal Advisor League Tables, and More." Included in this comprehensive, 350-plus page report are exclusive rankings of the most sought out M&A Law Firms for private company tech M&A deals in 2012.

PrivCo has provided its Exclusive Top 20 Ranking below, with Chicago-based international law firm Kirkland & Ellis topping the list as the #1 Law Firm in private tech M&A deals. Ranked just behind it were Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Ranked #2) & Jones Day (Ranked #3).

Top 20 Law Firms For Private Technology M&A Acquisitions In 2012: PrivCo Rankings

(Ranked By Number of Private Tech Company Acquisitions Firm Advised On)

1. Kirkland & Ellis
2. Weil, Gotshal
3. Jones Day
4. Davis Polk
5. Fenwick & West
6. O'Melveny & Myers
7. Cleary Gottlieb
8. Wilson Sonsini
9. Greenberg & Traurig
10. Goodwin Procter
11. Alston & Bird
12. Foley & Lardner
13. Hogan Lovells
14. DLA Piper
15. Latham & Watkins
16. Shearman & Sterling
17. Simpson Thacher
18. Clifford Chance
19. Skadden, Arps
20. Morrison & Foerster

To access PrivCo's 350 page 2012 Private Tech M&A Industry Report:
http://www.privco.com/products/2012-m-and-a-industry-overview-technology-sector-volume-I

Included in the Report:

  • The Top 100 Most Active Acquirers of Private Tech Companies of 2012
  • The Most Active Tech Sectors in 2012 M&A
  • The Top Financial / Legal Advisors For Private Tech M&A of 2012
  • The Top 10 Cities for Target Private Company Acquired in 2012
  • The Top 10 Most Active Private Equity Firm Acquirers of Private Tech Companies in 2012

About PrivCo
Based in New York, PrivCo is the leading provider of private company financial data and business research. PrivCo publishes exclusive financial data on over 168,000 private companies, as well as over 51,000 private company deal details, including private company mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, leveraged buyouts, pre-IPO activity, restructurings, and more.

Topics: Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal Advisors, Mergers, Law Firms, Corporate Law, Legal, M&A Advisor Rankings

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