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November 1, 2020updated 06 Nov 2020 1:24pm

Top M&A financial advisers by value and volume in South & Central America for Q1-Q3 2020 revealed

GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed its league tables for top 10 financial advisers by value and volume in South & Central America for in its report, ‘Global and South & Central America M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2020’.

According to GlobalData’s M&A report, a total of 693 M&A deals were announced in the region in Q1–Q3 2020, representing a 30% decrease over the 990 deals announced during the same period in 2019. Deal value also decreased by 45.7% from $65bn in Q1-Q3 2019 to $35bn in Q1-Q3 2020

Goldman Sachs tops by value

As per GlobalData’s ranking, Goldman Sachs achieved first place in terms of deal value by advising on six deals worth $5.8bn – the highest value among all advisers studied.

Bank of America lost the top position by value to Goldman Sachs by a whisk and occupied the second position by advising on six deals worth $5.3bn. Itau Unibanco occupied the third position by value followed by JP Morgan with three deals worth $1.6bn.

Itau Unibanco leads by volume

Itau Unibanco led in terms of volume having advised on eight deals worth $2.3bn.

Goldman Sachs occupied the second position by volume followed by Bank of America. BR Partners occupied the fourth position by volume with six deals worth $1.3bn.

GlobalData financial deals analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “Itau Unibanco advised on a relatively higher number of deals but lagged behind Goldman Sachs in terms of value by a huge margin. The average size of deals advised by Goldman Sachs stood at $959.9m while Itau Unibanco saw just $283.2m. Goldman Sachs not only led in terms of value but also occupied second position in terms of volume.”

GlobalData’s league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including adviser names.

To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisers, through adviser submission forms on GlobalData’s website

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