Press Release October 12, 2018

Alston & Bird Named a Leading Counsel to Investment Banks in 1H 2018

Corporate Control Alert, the legal and financial dealmaking journal, has ranked Alston & Bird eighth among counsel to investment banks in U.S. M&A transactions with a value of $100 million or more announced between January 1 and June 30, 2018.

Kevin Miller
, Stuart Rogers, and Aaron Dixon, who co-head the firm’s Financial Advisors Practice, acted as counsel to the financial advisors in nine qualifying transactions having an aggregate value of more than $30 billion in the first half of 2018.

Looking ahead to the second half of the year, Alston & Bird recently advised Credit Suisse as financial advisor to Ocean Rig UDW Inc. in its planned $2.9 billion sale to Transocean Ltd. – a deal Corporate Control Alert ranks among the 10 largest in September.

Alston & Bird consistently ranks among the top 10 law firms representing financial advisors in M&A deals by Corporate Control Alert, having in recent years acted as counsel to investment banks in transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $500 billion.
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