Thomson Reuters Q1 Worldwide M&A League Table

The value of worldwide M&A totaled $573.3bn during first quarter 2010, a 20.5% increase from first quarter 2009 levels and the strongest opening quarter for M&A since 2008.

By number of deals, M&A activity is up 4% compared to last year with over 9,000 announced deals. First quarter M&A activity is down just 5% from the fourth quarter of 2009, which saw $601.5bn in deals.

Here's the Q1 League Table for Announced deals

1. Goldman Sachs - $151.4bn deal value, 68 deals

2. JPMorgan - $136.4bn, 56

3. Credit Suisse - $135.2bn, 59

4. Morgan Stanley - $131.9bn, 69

5. Deutsche Bank - $108.9bn, 45

6. Lazard - $100.7bn, 41

7. Citi - $99.1bn, 43

8. UBS - $77.1bn, 61

9. Barclays Capital - $61.0bn, 27

10. Blackstone Group - $58.3bn, 9

11. BofA Merrill Lynch - $54.9bn, 39

12. Rothschild - $41.1bn, 64

13. Houlihan Lokey - $35.0bn, 28

14. Santander - $32.4bn, 12

15. Miller Buckfire - $30.9bn, 3

16. HSBC Holdings - $27.3bn, 15

17. Greenhill & Co - $25.4bn, 6

18. Nomura - $24.7bn, 44

19. Allen & Co - $23.2bn, 7

20. BNP Paribas - $17.8bn, 20

21. Standard Chartered - $13.8bn, 5

22. Tudor Pickering & Co - $12.1bn, 5

23. BTG Investments - $10.78bn, 8

24. Global Investment House (KSCC) - $10.7bn, 1

25. Macquarie Group - $10.1bn, 18

Source - Thomson Reuters

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