JP Morgan and Rothschild & Co were the top M&A financial advisers by value and volume in South & Central America for Q1-Q3 2021, finds GlobalData
JP Morgan and Rothschild & Co were the top mergers and acquisition (M&A) financial advisers in South & Central America for Q1-Q3 2021 by value and volume, respectively. JP Morgan advised on eight deals worth US$13bn, which was the highest value among all the advisers. Meanwhile, Rothschild & Co led in volume terms having advised on ten deals worth US$2.9bn. A total of 782 M&A deals were announced in the region during Q1-Q3 2021, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
According to GlobalData’s report, ‘Global and South & Central America M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2021’, deal value for the region increased by 106.8% from US$44bn during Q1-Q3 2020 to US$91bn during Q1-Q3 2021.
Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “There was close competition for the top position both in terms of value and volume. However, Rothschild & Co managed to score a double-digit deal volume and JP Morgan managed to cross deal value of US$12bn.
“Meanwhile, JP Morgan also edged past Rothschild & Co in terms of value due to its involvement in billion-dollar deals (valued more than or equal to US$1bn). While JP Morgan managed to advise on three billion-dollar deals, Rothschild & Co advised on one such deal.”
Itau Unibanco occupied the second position in terms of value with five deals worth US$10.7bn, followed by BTG Pactual with three deals worth US$10.5bn, Citi with three deals worth US$10.2bn and XP Investimentos with two deals worth US$9.2bn.
Clairfield International occupied the second position in terms of volume with nine deals worth US$174m, followed by JP Morgan. Lazard ranked fourth by volume with seven deals worth US$4.5bn, followed by Itau Unibanco.
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Notes to Editors
- Quotes are provided by Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData
- The information is based on GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database
- This press release was written using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis conducted by GlobalData’s team of industry experts
Methodology for League Tables
GlobalData 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 an adviser submission forms on GlobalData, which allows both legal and financial advisers to submit their deal details.
For league tables, we have considered M&A including asset transactions, venture capital and private equity deals where advisors were involved.
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