Press Release March 31, 2021

Stuart Rogers Honored Among North America’s Top Counsel to M&A Advisors by MergerLinks

Stuart Rogers, partner in Alston & Bird’s Corporate & Business Transactions Group and co-head of the firm’s Financial Advisors Team, has been recognized by MergerLinks in its annual list of leading lawyers who have advised on the most valuable M&A deals in North America.

Featured in the publication’s 2020 “Top Advisor Lawyers in North America,” Rogers ranked third among 10 honorees with eight deals worth $58.6 billion. Among them were:

  • 7-Eleven’s $21 billion acquisition of Speedway LLC from Marathon Petroleum Corporation, in which Alston & Bird acted for the financial advisor to 7-Eleven.
  • Chevron Corp.’s $13 billion acquisition of Noble Energy, in which Alston & Bird acted for the financial advisor to Chevron.
  • Intercontinental Exchange’s $11 billion acquisition of Ellie Mae, in which Alston & Bird acted for the financial advisor to Intercontinental Exchange.

For 2020, Alston & Bird placed sixth among counsel to investment banks on U.S. M&A transactions with a value of $100 million or more as ranked by Corporate Control Alert, the legal and financial deal-making journal published by The Deal.

MergerLinks is a London-based provider of M&A data.

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