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April 4 — White & Case LLP and Goldman Sachs & Co. were tops in merger and acquisition deal volume in the first quarter of 2016, Bloomberg data show.
White & Case handled 56 deals worth more than $150 billion, making up more than a fifth of the market share for global, announced deals.
Goldman was involved with 54 deals worth nearly $230 billion, almost one-third of the market share.
Goldman had the largest market share by volume in all of 2015, and White & Case was seventh .
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP also eclipsed $100 billion in the first quarter. Completing the top five was Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, the top firm by deal volume in all of 2015, was seventh.
Jones Day LLP led in the overall deal count with 112, and White & Case was second with 69.
White & Case's market share jumped nearly 50 percent from its yearlong 2015 level.
JP Morgan Chase & Co. was second among financial firms with $142 billion over 61 deals.
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Barclays Plc, Citigroup Inc., and Morgan Stanley all topped $100 billion as well.
JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley were the top two by deal count. Most of the largest banks saw a slight dip in market share over their yearlong 2015 levels.
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