- Among investment banks, Morgan Stanley topped the list with 80 PE deals, 41 of which represented the sell-side. Rothschild & Co ranked second with 70 deals, 46 of which involved representing the sell-side. Houlihan Lokey Inc. finished third with 69 deals, 60 of which it represented the sell-side.
- Among law firms, Kirkland & Ellis LLP was the top counsel to companies, with 230 deals, 160 of which it represented the buy-side. Latham & Watkins LLP was second with 117 deals. Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP ranked third with 96 deals.
- Among PR firms involved in private equity transactions, Sard Verbinnen & Co. LLC was first with 71 transactions, in 49 of which it represented the buy-side. Abernathy MacGregor Group Inc. came in second, with 66 transactions. Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher ranked third with 56 transactions.
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