Goldman Sachs and Rothschild & Co were the top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financial advisers in the consumer sector for H1 2022 by value and volume, respectively, according to the latest Financial Advisers League Table by GlobalData, which ranks financial advisers by the value and volume of M&A deals on which they advised.
Based on its Financial Deals Database, the leading data and analytics company has revealed that Goldman Sachs achieved its leading position by value by advising on $46.9 billion worth of deals. Meanwhile, Rothschild & Co led by volume by advising on a total of 22 deals.
According to GlobalData's report, 'Global and Consumer M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables H1 2022', a total of 1,981 M&A deals worth $152.2 billion were announced in the sector during H1 2022.
Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: "Despite leading by value, Goldman Sachsfaced strong competition for the top position by volume. It fell short of just one deal and occupied the second position. Goldman Sachs and Rothschild & Co were the only two firms that managed to advise on more than 20 deals during H1 2022."
An analysis of GlobalData's Financial Deals Database reveals that Citi occupied the second position by value by advising on $25.8 billion worth of deals, followed by Morgan Stanley with $25.2 billion, Bank of America with $17.8 billion and Deutsche Bank with $17.1 billion.
Meanwhile, Houlihan Lokey occupied the third position in terms of volume with 16 deals, followed by KPMG with 14 deals and Deloitte with 14 deals.