Simpson Thacher attains peak of US M&A

O'Connor, Joanne
April 2005
Lawyer;4/11/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that New York's Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has stormed to the top of Thomson Financial's U.S. M&A deals table for the first quarter of 2005. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, meanwhile, fell 10 spots to eleventh place after coming top last year. The firm advised on 19 announced deals in the first quarter. In terms of volume Ohio's Jones Day posted the best performance, advising on 71 announced deals in the first quarter with a combined value of $86bn. Weil Gotshal & Manges had an impressive first quarter.


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