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By overall deal amount and number of deals, 2019 was a bit of a down year when it came to M&A work. According to league tables compiled by data research firm Refinitiv, overall M&A performance was down year over year from 2018, with the first nine months showing a worldwide 10% drop in deal value. The number of worldwide deals was also down 10% compared to 2018, although the number of deals in the Americas was up 17%.

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at pasmith@alm.com or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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