SNL Financial on Oct.7 released third-quarter 2016 M&A league tables for its covered NorthAmerican sectors.
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Sandlercontinues to lead bank M&A league tables
SandlerO'Neill & Partners LP continued to lead the bank and thriftM&A league tables by deal value and number of transactions as of Sept. 30.
Morgan Stanleytops insurance underwriter adviser ranking through Q3'16
The insurance underwriter space saw a decline in the numberof deals during the third quarter with 19 transactions, compared with 33 dealsin the year-ago quarter.
CBOE/Bats dealpushes Barclays to top of securities and investments adviser rankings inQ3
BarclaysCapital Inc. tops the M&A financial advisor league tablerankings in the securities and investment space through the first three quartersof 2016, while Goldman SachsGroup Inc. stands atop the tables in financial technology andspecialty finance.
Despitemidstream mega-deal, Q3'16 energy M&A subdued
Merger and acquisition activity in the energy sector wasmore subdued in the third quarter of 2016, continuing a trend from the secondquarter.
Deal spike inQ3 shakes up REIT M&A league tables
New leaders in the financial adviser rankings by deal valueand deal count emerged after an active quarter in REIT M&A.
Verizon-Yahoodeal sees Allen & Co. LLC retain top spot in Q3 media M&A adviserrankings
While Allen& Co. LLC, MorganStanley and QatalystPartners LP remained the top three financial advisers on M&A inthe media and new media industries in the third quarter, as 'sinvolvement in three of the largest deals in the period saw it jump to the No.4 spot.
Citigroupstays atop communications M&A adviser rankings in Q3
For the third straight quarter, claimedthe top spot on M&A financial adviser rankings in the communications space,largely due to its involvement in Apollo Global Management LLC's agreement to takeRackspace HostingInc. private in a deal valued at more than $4.0 billion.
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