Alantra ranks as Top20 M&A advisor globally in Q1 for second year in a row

Date 4 April 2017

Type Investment Banking

April 4th, 2017. Alantra ranked as 16th M&A financial advisor globally by transaction value, 13th in Europe and 14th in Americas in the rankings of the first quarter of the year, according to Mergermarket. Alantra also ranked as Top10 advisor in the ranking of Cross-Border M&A transactions, according to Bloomberg.

In this period, the Group advised in 15 M&A transactions with a volume of over €28bn, of which over 50% were cross-border and 66% were sell-side. Noteworthy M&A transactions closed year to date include [Alantra’s clients in italics]: Johnson & Johnson US$30bn public takeover for Actelion (fairness opinion provider to the Board), Mediahuis and VP Exploitatie joint public takeover for Telegraaf Media Group ( €278mn), the acquisition of Pacha by Trilantic Europe, and the sale of Bulldog Gin to Italian Gruppo Campari.