Avance ranks #1 in Mergermarket 2021 M&A league table

Mergermarket, the leading global M&A intelligence and analysis provider, has recently published its legal advisor league tables for 2021. Avance ranks #1 legal advisor in Finland by deal count (40) and #2 by deal value (14,278 MUSD).

Avance lawyers are also strongly represented in individual league tables. Our Managing Partner Ilkka Perheentupa leads Finland’s individual league tables for 2021 in terms of both deal value and number of deals. More than half of the top 10 individual corporate legal advisors in Finland by deal value and more than one third of the top 30 individual corporate legal advisors in Finland by deal count in 2021 are Avance lawyers.

“This excellent outcome is a result of our ability to provide commercial, proactive and pragmatic service and advice to our clients, and cements our position as a leader in the Finnish M&A market. We would like to thank our clients for trusting us with their transactions and bringing us to where we are now. We wish to also express our gratitude to our dedicated and exceptionally skilled team, says the Head of M&A Erkki-Antti Sadinmaa.

Deals that contributed to Avance’s top ranking included advising DoorDash, Inc. in the definitive agreement to acquire Wolt Enterprises Oy in an all-stock transaction, advising Hologic, Inc. in the acquisition of Mobidiag Oy, advising Vapo Oy in the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Nevel Oy to Ardian, advising Summa Equity in the sale of HyTest to Mindray, and advising Rettig Group in the divestment of Nordkalk Corporation to SigmaRoc Plc.

View the Mergermarket Global & Regional League Tables 2021 report here.

For more information about Avance’s M&A services, please visit https://www.avance.com/what-we-do/practice-areas/mergers-and-acquisitions/.