Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, FD and Sard Verbinnen round out the top five in terms of value, behind Brunswick and Kekst, while FD came in second in terms of volume, ahead of Abernathy MacGregor Group, Brunswick and Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher.
The large deals of the second quarter are still impacting the league tables by value. Firms such as Owen Blicksilver and CNC continue to hold onto their impressive positions, having risen dramatically since year end 2007. CNC, ranked 25th at the end of last year, is currently in 7th place, while Qorvis Communications is ranked 18th by value this quarter, up from 239 at the year-end 2007.
M&A deal value and volume continues to drop in
Despite recent activity in the financial services sector, the energy, mining, oil and gas sector continues to be the hottest sector in