10/5/2017

TORONTO (October 5, 2017) — Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, is pleased to announce that we are ranked the top Canadian law firm in global M&A by deal value and count in the last quarter by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket.

Blakes is also ranked the No. 1 Canadian law firm for cross-border M&A by deal value and count, and No. 1 in Canada for M&A by deal count, according to Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket.

A selection of our No. 1 rankings is below:

Bloomberg

  • ​No. 1 in Canada announced by deal count
  • No. 1 in Canada announced – Counsel to principals by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced – Counsel to principals by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced – Counsel to principals by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global cross border announced by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global cross border announced by deal count

Thomson Reuters

  • ​No. 1 in Canada announced by deal count
  • No. 1 in Canada mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global announced by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in global completed by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in cross border announced by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in cross border announced by deal count

Mergermarket

  • ​No. 1 in Canada announced by deal count
  • No. 1 in Canada mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal value
  • No. 1 in Canada mid-market announced – Values up to US$500 million by deal count
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in cross border announced by deal value
  • No. 1 Canadian firm in cross border announced by deal count

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