June 26, 2013

JPMorgan, Goldman Top First-Half Dealmaking

Is it better to work smarter or harder? Depends on who you ask

Is it better to work smarter or harder? Depends on who you ask.

JPMorgan would say the former; Goldman Sachs the latter.

CEO Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs (Photo: AP)Goldman took the lead for the first half of 2013 in terms of the number of deals that crossed their desks, with research firm Mergermarket reporting 61 deals for the venerable wirehouse in the U.S., totaling $126 billion.

Yet in terms of value, JPMorgan ratcheted 53 deals worth $157 billion.

Mergermarket lists the top deals in the U.S. in terms of value:

Company Name

Value (US$M)

No. of Deals

JPMorgan

157,108

53

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

145,619

49

Goldman Sachs

125,756

61

Morgan Stanley

107,430

51

Credit Suisse

82,761

44

Barclays

76,762

36

Deutsche Bank

70,855

36

Centerview Partners

58,787

7

Lazard

58,042

44

Citi

54,427

43

 

Mergermarket lists the top deals in the U.S.  in terms of volume:

Company Name

Value (US$M)

No. of Deals

Goldman Sachs

125,756

61

JPMorgan

157,108

53

Morgan Stanley

107,430

51

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

145,619

49

Credit Suisse

82,761

44

Lazard

58,042

44

Citi

54,427

43

Barclays

76,762

36

Deutsche Bank

70,855

36

UBS Investment Bank

39,723

36

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Check out 12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2013 on AdvisorOne.

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