In the recent releases of their 2018 year-end Canadian M&A and Capital Markets league table rankings, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters (now branded as Refinitiv) and the Financial Post have ranked Miller Thomson top five in various categories*. (See our infographic summary.)
Bloomberg ranked Miller Thomson fifth for Canadian M&A by deal count for Mid-Market categories up to $250 million, as well as $500 million. The firm was also ranked first for a variety of Canadian Capital Markets categories including:
- Equity IPO (Manager);
- Equity Offerings (Manager);
- Equity & Equity Linked (Manager); and
- Equity, Equity Linked, and Preferred (Manager).
Moreover, Miller Thomson was ranked third for Equity IPO (Manager) globally – the only Canadian firm in the top three – as well as the only Canadian firm to be ranked in the global top 10 for Equity, Equity Linked & Rights (Manager).
Thomson Reuters/Refinitiv also ranked Miller Thomson fifth overall for the Canadian Mid-Market M&A by deal count.
Lastly, the Financial Post has ranked Miller Thomson second amongst Canadian Capital Markets legal advisors for Equity Offerings to the Underwriter, as well as Equity & Debt Offerings to the Underwriter.
“Our team had another strong year,” noted Bernard Blouin, Chair of Miller Thomson’s Business Group. “Looking back at 2018, we continued to see robust activity amongst mid-market M&A as well as growth in the Capital Markets transactional flow. We have been proud to advise our clients, who span a variety of industry sectors, on how best to grow and for some, restructure their businesses. As we move further into 2019, we’re looking forward to building on this success and the trust of our clients.”
*Source: Bloomberg Global M&A Mid-Market Legal Rankings FY 2018; Bloomberg Global Legal Adviser Rankings FY 2018; Financial Post Dealmakers 2018; and Thomson Reuters/Refinitiv Mid-Market M&A Review – Legal Advisors FY 2018.