S&P Global Market Intelligence on Jan. 13 released fourth-quarter 2019 M&A league tables for its covered North American sectors.
Truist, Piper deals push new names to top of US bank M&A league tables in 2019
Truist Financial Corp.’s adviser Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC claimed the No. 1 spot by value in 2019, dethroning Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, which merged into Piper Jaffray Cos., now known as Piper Sandler Cos.
Megadeals in payments, brokerage sectors shape 2019 M&A advisory league tables
The payments and financial technology industries saw several deals valued at more than $20 billion in 2019, while the Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade transaction shaped the league table for brokerages and capital markets.
Goldman Sachs tops insurance underwriter M&A league table for ’19
The investment bank added an advisory role on Voya Financial Inc.’s proposed divestment of its individual life and other legacy non-retirement annuities businesses to Resolution Life, announced in December 2019.
Morgan Stanley takes crown in 2019 REIT M&A league table
The firm advised on five deals over the course of the year.
Viacom-CBS merger drives US media M&A financial adviser ranking for 2019
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC ranked first with $42.41 billion in total deal credit from nine transactions involving U.S. and Canadian media companies in 2019. Several advisers involved in the merger of Viacom and CBS Corp. topped the rankings.
J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets are top 2019 utility M&A advisers
J.P. Morgan Securities was the top financial adviser for utility M&A in terms of total transaction amount in 2019, while RBC Capital Markets LLC advised on the most M&A deals in the sector.
Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan tie as top US telecom M&A advisers in 2019
Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Securities ended 2019 as the top-ranked M&A financial advisers in the U.S. and Canadian telecommunications sector, ending the year with $19.29 billion in aggregate deal credit from three transactions.