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Dublin-based Finance magazine, has placed Irish firm Arthur Cox at the top of a table of Irish mergers and acquisitions deals in 1996. The firm came top in number and value of deals.
Finance undertakes an annual review of Irish M&A activity, but this was the first time the magazine looked at law firms' shares of these lucrative deals. In 1996, Arthur Cox acted as legal advisor for 37 deals worth a total £IR1.5bn (£1.45bn).
Arthur Cox is the second largest firm in Ireland behind A&L Goodbody, which came fourth in Finance's rankings. Second in line was McCann Fitzgerald with 17 deals worth £IR1.07bn. Slaughter and May was the leading UK firm, in third place.