The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on volume of PE and M&A transactions (combined with credits based on fulfilment of criteria) advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.
BMR ended the year with 30 points having advised 10 qualifying deals including the $194-M acquisition of Claris Lifesciences’
Inclusive of due diligence and related advisory activities, Ernst & Young retained its status as Overall Most Active Transaction Advisor for M&A in 2013 with 76 points across a total of 52 deals (7 of them in a pure financial advisory capacity). E&Y advised transactions included TRIL Roads’ acquisition of IVRCL’s three highway projects and DHFL’s acquisition of DLF’s stake in DLF Pramerica.
Allegro Advisors earned 26 points across 7 deals during the same period, while Deloitte earned 29 points across 18 deals. Other transaction advisors who had advised a significant number of M&A deals during the year include Kotak Investment Banking (5 deals), o3 Capital and Axis Capital (4 deals each).
Some of the new entrants to this year’s M&A league tables included Merisis Advisors, J R Laddha Financial Services and Sapphire Professional Services.
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