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Factbox: Goldman tops global M&A rankings for year to date

By Reuters Staff
March 26, 2010

Announced global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) totaled $524 billion in the first quarter, rising 10 percent compared to the same period a year earlier, preliminary Thomson Reuters data shows.

Below are the top 10 rankings for financial advisers, by ranking value of deals, for the year to date (YTD):

RANK YTD RANK Q1 O9 Financial Adviser Dollar Value No. of Deals
1 4 Goldman Sachs & Co 149,209.6 63
2 6 Credit Suisse 133,196.7 54
3 1 Morgan Stanley 130,611.4 63
4 3 JPMorgan 118,019.1 46
5 5 Deutsche Bank AG 100,032.8 38
6 12 Lazard 99,803.8 40
7 2 Citi 96,047.5 40
8 8 UBS 73,142.9 42
9 81 Blackstone Group LP 57,042.0 8
10 7 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 56,735.9 35

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