Plesner solidifies its lead in M&A
For many years Plesner has taken first place in mergermarket's ratings when it comes to the number and the deal value of transactions. 2011 was no exception and once again Plesner was the law firm in Denmark that had been involved in the largest number of and the biggest transactions in the Nordic region. Plesner is also the leading law firm in the Nordic region when it comes to the deal value of transactions.
The impressive rankings affirm the expertise and professionalism that Plesner provides to its clients. Plesner's Corporate M&A department provides legal advice to the largest Danish and international companies, investment banks, private equity houses, venture companies, banks, financing companies, leasing companies and foreign law firms etc.
The head of Corporate M&A, Casper Münter, says:
"We are proud that since 2004 we have been the law firm in Denmark that has been involved in the largest number of transactions. We focus on large cap and mid-cap companies and in 2011 we were a definite No 1 in terms of the number and the size of the transactions in the Nordic region. It proves that our strategic focus has been right. The fact that in 2011 we were the No 1 law firm in the Nordic region in terms of the deal value of transactions clearly proves that we fully understand our clients and the market and that we provide expert and valuable legal advice. We are involved in the biggest transactions and in 2011 we were involved in the two biggest transactions in the Nordic region - Nycomed and Danisco."
About the nomination
mergermarket is the leading, independent M&A intelligence service in Europe. Each year the service gathers two important statistics: one about the number of transactions ("deal count") and one about the value of the transactions ("deal value"). The statistics are gathered for each country and region, including the Nordic region, and Plesner was No 1 in terms of the deal value in the Nordic region.
Impressive international rankings in 2011
The impressive rankings in mergermarket's ratings are not the only top performances for which Plesner was acknowledged in 2011. Plesner's Corporate M&A department is rated in the best category in all leading rating publications and the Nycomed transaction was the European Private Equity Deal of the Year in mergermarket. Plesner also received the Gold Award 2011 - Best Nordic Law Firm, Law Firm of the Year 2011 for Denmark and Danish Tax Firm of the Year 2011. Plesner received the two latter awards for the second and third year running respectively.
The mergermarket description can be read here.
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