A&O’s projects group dominates in the half year league tables
07 August 2014
The Dealogic and Infrastructure Journal half year (1H) league table results have been published with Allen & Overy ranking first in each publication’s league tables by both value and volume.
Summary of Allen & Overy league table performance
· Dealogic reported that Allen & Overy advised on over USD20bn of deals (more than double that of its nearest competitor) with a global market share of 14%.
· Infrastructure Journal (measuring with slightly different criteria) reported that Allen & Overy advised on some USD30bn of transactions (USD10bn more than its nearest competitor) with a market share of 13.5%.
· Allen & Overy advised on each of the three biggest deals to close globally in 1H 2014 (Roy Hill, Ma’aden Waad and Star Refinery).
· Whilst Dealogic reports that 1H 2014 global project finance transaction values are down 30%, A&O doubled its market share from 1H 2013 (7%) to 1H 2014 (14%)
Global head of Projects and co-head of Energy Gareth Price commented: “This is an incredible achievement that is testament to the talent of our people across the network. These results demonstrate that we are alive to trends and changing practices from market to market and sector to sector so that we can keep our clients and ourselves ahead of the game.”