GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed its global league tables for financial advisers by value and volume for Q1-Q3 2021.

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan top by both value and volume

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan led the list of top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financial advisers for Q1-Q3 2021 by value and volume.

Advising on 369 deals valued at $917.2bn, Goldman Sachs booked the highest deal value among all the advisers.

JP Morgan led in terms of volume with 387 deals valued at $837.5bn.

GlobalData lead analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “The competition for the top spot was close between Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as they were the among the only three firms that managed to advise on more than 300 deals. While Goldman Sachs was the only firm to surpass the US$900bn mark, JP Morgan was not far behind. Interestingly, apart from leading by value, Goldman Sachs occupied the second position by volume. Similarly, JP Morgan apart from leading by volume also occupied the second position by value.

“Both Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan also advised on sizeable number of billion-dollar deals (≥$1bn) and mega deals (≥$10bn). However, Goldman Sachs managed to advise on relatively a greater number of such big-ticket deals, which helped it occupy the top position by value. JP Morgan advised on 154 billion-dollar deals, of which 16 were mega deals, while Goldman Sachs advised on 173 billion-dollar deals, of which 18 were mega deals.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

Based on an analysis of GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database, Morgan Stanley took the third spot by value with 236 deals worth $698.8bn, followed by Bank of America with 185 deals valued at $513.6bn and Citi with 212 deals worth $389.3bn.

Rothschild & Co secured the third position in terms of volume with 348 deals valued at $228.8bn. It was followed by PwC with 277 deals worth $43.9bn. Morgan Stanley got the fifth position in the volume list.

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.