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November 1, 2020updated 06 Nov 2020 1:14pm

Top M&A legal advisers by value, volume in APAC for Q1-Q3 2020 revealed

GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed its league tables for top 10 legal advisers by value and volume in Asia-Pacific (APAC) for in its report, Global and Asia-Pacific M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2020’.

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Analyze opportunies within the wealth management market in APAC

GlobalData’s ‘Asia-Pacific Wealth Management: Market Sizing and Opportunities to 2026’ report provides a comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) wealth management market.
  • The report analyzes the APAC wealth and retail savings and investments markets. This includes affluent market size, both by number of individuals and the value of their liquid assets.
  • The affluent population grew by 5.3% in 2021 and is expected to grow at an AAGR of 4.8% between 2022 and 2026.
  • The value of liquid assets held by the affluent segment surged by 8.4% in 2021, backed by economic recovery. HNW individuals’ financial wealth grew by 12%, while mass affluent individuals’ wealth grew by 6.0%.
  • The report provides an analysis of factors driving liquid asset growth. It is also split into asset classes - equities, mutual funds, deposits, and bonds.
  • The affluent population are more risk-tolerant and invest a significant proportion of their investments in risky assets such as equities, compared to emerging affluent and mass market individuals.
The report also provides data and insights on the size of offshore holding of HNW investors in the APAC region.
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According to GlobalData’s M&A report, a total of 5,298 M&A deals were announced in the Asia-Pacific region in Q1-Q3 2020.

There was a 10% increase over the 4,817 deals announced during the same period in 2019. Deal value also increased by 21.3% from $359bn in Q1-Q3 2019 to $435bn in Q1-Q3 2020.

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto tops by value

As per GlobalData’s ranking, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto gained top spot in terms of deal value by advising on 17 deals of worth $67.2bn, the highest value among all the advisers.

Nishimura & Asahi occupied second position by value with 29 deals of worth $51.5bn, followed by Davis Polk & Wardwell with 31 deals of worth $42.5bn and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe with five deals of worth $41.2bn.

AZB & Partners leads by volume

AZB & Partners led in terms of volume with 53 deals of worth $21.2bn.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Herbert Smith Freehills took second position and third position by volume with 44 deals each of worth $10.4bn and $6.7bn, respectively, followed by Khaitan with 36 deals of worth $2.1bn.

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Nishimura & Asahi occupied the top position by value and volume, respectively, in the key Asia-Pacific market, Japan.

GlobalData financial deals analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “Despite being the only adviser that managed to advise on more than 50 deals, AZB & Partners lost the top position by value to Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, which advised on less than half the number of deals.

“Mori Hamada & Matsumoto advised on six billion-dollar deals (worth greater than or equal to $1bn), including one mega deal worth $40.7bn. AZB & Partners also advised on same number of billion-dollar deals but without any mega deal.”

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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Analyze opportunies within the wealth management market in APAC

GlobalData’s ‘Asia-Pacific Wealth Management: Market Sizing and Opportunities to 2026’ report provides a comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) wealth management market.
  • The report analyzes the APAC wealth and retail savings and investments markets. This includes affluent market size, both by number of individuals and the value of their liquid assets.
  • The affluent population grew by 5.3% in 2021 and is expected to grow at an AAGR of 4.8% between 2022 and 2026.
  • The value of liquid assets held by the affluent segment surged by 8.4% in 2021, backed by economic recovery. HNW individuals’ financial wealth grew by 12%, while mass affluent individuals’ wealth grew by 6.0%.
  • The report provides an analysis of factors driving liquid asset growth. It is also split into asset classes - equities, mutual funds, deposits, and bonds.
  • The affluent population are more risk-tolerant and invest a significant proportion of their investments in risky assets such as equities, compared to emerging affluent and mass market individuals.
The report also provides data and insights on the size of offshore holding of HNW investors in the APAC region.
by GlobalData
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