Jones Day Leads M&A Deals

Monday, May 1, 2006 - 01:00

The Cleveland-based law firm of Jones Day was the leader in mergers and acquisition deals by volume for the first quarter, according to figures compiled by Mergermarket, an independent mergers and acquisitions intelligence service.

During the first quarter, Jones Day had 33 deals totaling $19.1 billion. The firm rose from second place at the 2005 year-end rankings to upend Latham & Watkins from their first place position.

Jones Day advised on one of the top five deals of the quarter, the Albertsons buyout.