Healthcare deals up 57% in Mexico

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BRAZIL: Marketing deals on the rise

Transactions in Brazil’s advertising industry, including acquisitions, joint ventures and asset deals, are up 39% YTD compared to the same period in 2014, according to TTR data (www.TTRecord.com). Private equity deals in the space have grown proportionally, from 11 in the first 10 months of 2014 to 15 in the same 10 months this year.

MEXICO: Healthcare dealmaking spikes

Dealmaking in Mexico’s healthcare industry, including transactions of hospitals, labs, clinics and related personal higiene businesses, has spiked 57% in in the first 10 months of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to TTR data (TTRecord.com).

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Rankings / League Tables

Latin America Ranking – 2015

Financial Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

Banco Itaú BBA leads TTR’s Latin America financial advisory ranking at the close of October, with 43 transactions YTD worth a combined USD 18.8bn. The region’s leading bank is down 26% by deal volume from 58 deals a year ago and 8% by aggregate value from USD 20.5bn, but still maintains a comfortable lead in the chart. Rival Banco BTG Pactual has advised on 31 transactions YTD, worth a combined USD 18.2bn, with the same deal volume as a year ago and a 63% increase in aggregate value. Banco Santander ranks third, as it did a year ago, with 11 deals worth USD 8.6bn compared to 15 worth USD 3.9bn at the close of October, 2014. Banco Bradesco BBI has overtaken BAML to capture fourth place with nine deals together worth USD 15.6bn compared to 12 worth USD 5.1bn a year ago when it ranked fifth. BAML slid from fourth to fifth, also with nine transactions YTD, in its case worth USD 6bn, compared to 14 worth USD 10.1bn a year ago. BBVA follows in sixth, ahead of BR Partners in seventh, neither having placed in the top 10 in the first 10 months of 2014. PwC is up two positions from its performance to October, 2014, with eight transactions under its belt YTD worth USD 415m compared to nine worth USD 1.2bn a year ago when it ranked tenth. JPMorgan and Rothschild, in ninth and tenth respectively, were absent from the top 10 a year ago.

Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)


Jones Day leads TTR’s Latin America legal advisory ranking at the close of October, with 20 advisory mandates region-wide YTD worth USD 2.5bn, a 54% bump in volume and a 28% leap in aggregate value compared to a year ago, when the firm ranked fourth with 13 deals worth USD 2bn combined. Jones Day ousted Baker & McKenzie from its lead a year ago when it had advised on 26 deals worth USD 10bn combined. A 50% decline in deal volume and an 85% fall in aggregate value YTD places Baker in second at the close of October. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, in third, didn’t place in the top 10 for the first 10 months of 2014. Clifford Chance is up 14% in volume to place fourth, notwithstanding a 34% decline in aggregate value from its seven deals together worth USD 21bn at the close of October, 2014. White & Case fell two positions relative to its performance a year ago, with eight deals YTD worth USD 137m compared to 14 worth USD 7bn a year ago. Greenberg Traurig has fallen from fifth a year ago to sixth, with deal volume down 46% and aggregate value down 87% from 13 worth USD 1.6bn. Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett is down 60% by volume from 15 deals a year ago worth USD 6.6bn, when it ranked second, to place seventh in the ranking. Its aggregate deal value remains virtually unchanged. Millbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, in eighth, also with six deals under its belt YTD, did not make the top 10 by the close of October, 2014. Linklaters lost two transactions relative to its eight deals worth USD 11.2bn a year ago, falling from seventh to ninth as a result, with a 48% decline in aggregate value. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld rounds out the top 10 after not appearing in the chart for the corresponding period of 2014.

 

Brazil Ranking – 2015

Financial Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)


Banco Itaú BBA dominates TTR’s Brazil financial advisory ranking at the close of October with 40 transactions under its belt YTD worth a combined USD 18.7bn. Itaú’s deal volume is down 15% compared to its 47 deal mandates in the first 10 months of 2014, while aggregate value has grown 209% from USD 6bn. Banco BTG Pactual, in second, lost 22% by volume and gained 74% by aggregate value from its second place standing a year ago when it’d advised on 27 deals together worth USD 10.1bn. Banco Bradesco BBI climbed one position to take third with nine deals worth USD 15.6bn compared to 12 worth USD 5.1bn a year ago. BR Partners climbed from seventh to take fourth by adding two deals to its performance of a year ago to close October with nine transactions together worth USD 373m. Its seven transactions in the first 10 months of 2014 were worth USD 1.2bn in aggregate. BAML climbed from eighth to take fifth with seven advisory mandates YTD, the same volume as in the corresponding period a year ago. The combined value of BAML deals grew by 969% from USD 555m to USD 5.9bn, meanwhile. IGC Partners Assessoria Empresarial ranks sixth with six deals YTD worth a combined USD 177m. IGC didn’t rank among the top 10 in the first 10 months of 2014, nor did JPMorgan, which ranks seventh. Rothschild climbed from tenth a year ago to take eighth, repeating its performance of five deals while growing the aggregate value of its transactions from USD 1bn to USD 12.9bn, a 1,135% leap. Deloitte Global Services has also advised on five deals to place ninth at the close of October, after not being among the top 10 a year ago. Vinci partners, in tenth, also with five mandates YTD, fell from fifth a year ago, when it’d advised on nine deals together worth USD 228m.

Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)


Pinheiro Neto Advogados leads TTR’s Brazil legal advisory ranking at the close of October, with 42 advisory mandates YTD worth a combined USD 10.2bn. Brazil’s top firm climbed from second place a year ago, ousting Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados from the top spot, despite a 22% decline in deal volume from its 57 transactions together worth USD 10.7bn a year ago. Mattos Filho fell to second, with 40 deals worth a combined USD 16bn compared to 54 worth USD 7bn a year ago. Deal volume is also down for Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, which ranks third compared to fourth a year ago, but like the top two firms, the combined value of its transactions is up significantly from USD 2.8bn a year ago. Veirano Advogados climbed from sixth to fourth, with 33 deals worth USD 5.7bn YTD, compared to 30 worth USD 1.5bn a year ago. Souza Cescon Advogados, in fifth, climbed two positions relative to its ranking a year ago, with 31 mandates YTD worth USD 6.7bn, compared to 28 worth USD 11bn by the close of October, 2014. Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão added five deals to its performance at the end of October, 2014 and grew aggregate deal value 78% to rank sixth, up from tenth a year ago. Demarest Advogados climbed from ninth to take seventh, its deal volume up 12% to 28 compared to 25 a year ago. TozziniFreire Advogados slid three positions from fifth a year ago to close October in eighth, its deal volume falling 26% from 31 a year ago and its aggregate deal value down 72% from USD 3.4bn. Pinheiro Guimarães Advogados, in ninth, did not place among the top 10 by the close of October, 2014. Koury Lopes Advogados rounds out the chart with 18 mandates YTD worth USD 106m combined, compared to 28 a year ago worth USD 2.7bn when it’d placed eighth.

Mexico Ranking – 2015

Financial Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

BBVA tops TTR’s Mexico financial advisory ranking at the close of October with six advisory mandates YTD worth a combined USD 2.8bn. The Spanish bank also led the chart a year ago, when it’d advised on three deals in the first 10 months of the year. Banco Santander climbed from tenth a year ago to take second with four mandates together worth USD 1.5bn YTD, compared to one worth USD 1.3bn a year ago. Pablo Rión y Asociados is the leading local firm in the market, also with four transactions under its belt YTD. Pablo Rión was not among the top 10 a year ago, nor was Evercore Partners, ranked fourth with three mandates YTD, nor Alfaro, Dávila y Ríos, with two deals under its belt. Credit Suisse, which ranks sixth with two mandates YTD, was also absent from the top 10 a year ago. Citigroup fell four positions to close October in seventh, its two mandates worth USD 1.2bn compared to USD 1.7bn for two a year ago. Lazard, in eighth, and Vace Partners, in ninth, were both absent from the top 10 a year ago. BAML fell three positions to bring up the rear, its two deals worth a combined USD 88m. BAML advised on two deals worth a combined USD 634m in the first 10 months of 2014.

Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez leads TTR’s Mexico legal advisory ranking at the close of October with 25 transaction mandates YTD worth a combined USD 12.8bn. The leading M&A firm in Mexico also led the chart a year ago, when it’d advised on 22 deals worth USD 8.6bn in aggregate to the end of October, 2014. Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes follows in second, as it did a year ago, with 18 deals YTD worth a combined USD 4.4bn, compared to 13 a year ago worth USD 3bn. Galicia Abogados climbed from fifth to take third, advising on 11 deals thus far in 2015, worth a combined USD 5.3bn, compared to eight by the close of October, 2014 worth USD 2.8bn in aggregate. Jones Day México, in fourth, was not among the top 10 firms practicing in Mexico in the first 10 months of 2014. White & Case México has advised on six deals YTD in the country, worth USD 113m, compared to eight worth USD 694m in the corresponding period of 2014, resulting in a fall from fourth to fifth in the ranking. Nader Hayaux & Goebel Abogados, in sixth with five mandates YTD, was not among the top 10 for the first 10 months of 2014, nor was Santamarina y Steta Abogados, in seventh. Basham Ringe y Correa climbed one position to take eighth, adding two deals to its performance of a year ago and growing the combined value of its advisory mandates to USD 1.4bn. Holland & Knight México fell to ninth, despite maintaining the same deal volume relative to the first 10 months of 2014. Its aggregate deal value fell 78% from USD 2.3bn to USD 500m, meanwhile. Greenberg Traurig México brings up the rear, as it did a year ago, with four deals YTD worth USD 199m compared to two a year ago worth USD 831m.

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