Blank Rome’s M&A Practice Ranked in Corporate Counsel’s Best of 2019 Survey
The annual survey showcases the businesses that stand out among their competitors in providing lawyers with the essentials they require to compete in today’s legal market. The supplement highlights the top three ranking companies in a diverse range of categories, as voted by Corporate Counsel’s readership of lawyers and firm administrators.
Blank Rome’s M&A practice is highly ranked in U.S. News & World Report—Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, and Legal 500, among other national and regional publications and surveys. Our team of experienced dealmakers and M&A attorneys understand that successful transactions take meticulous attention to detail, knowledge of a client’s business needs and the environment in which they operate, and a sound strategy to bring all the pieces together to get the deal done.
The nationally recognized group represented its clients in more than 100 transactions in 2018, totaling in approximately six billion dollars in aggregated deal value. Notably, the group represented Paddy Power Betfair in its high-profile merger of U.S. operations with FanDuel, which garnered significant media attention and was named The Deal’s Most Innovative Deal of the Year. The M&A group has closed more than 20 deals so far in 2019. The group also represented Churchill Capital Corp. in its merger agreement with Clarivate Analytics. The transaction is expected to close later this year, and is valued at approximately four billion dollars.