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2016 M&A League Tables: Goldman Leads the Pack

Below you'll find the 2016 ranking of investment banks, in terms of global M&A deal volume and deal count. Goldman claims the largest deal volume, while JP Morgan the largest number of deals. Evercore claims the #1 spot for investment banking boutiques with $328b in announced deals. If you've ever wondered why investment bankers care so much about league tables, read this.

RankFirmDeal Value ($ billions)# of Deals
1Goldman Sachs998            325
2Morgan Stanley946            302
3JPMorgan832            339
4Bank of America Merrill Lynch794            251
5Citi619            238
6Credit Suisse545            237
7Barclays532            202
8UBS388            178
9Lazard372            250
10Deutsche Bank357            156
11Evercore Partners Inc328            163
12Centerview Partners277              44
13Rothschild & Co253            318
14RBC Capital Markets212            142
15Perella Weinberg Partners LP198              47
16Allen & Co Inc152              10
17Macquarie Group133            111
18China International Capital Corp Ltd131              48
19Wells Fargo Securities130              74
20HSBC115              73

Source: Dealogic


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