We are honoured to be awarded this prestigious prize by Mergermarket.
Thommessen has year to date 55 registered deals in Mergermarket with an aggregate deal value of more than EUR 15 billion, more than any other law firm in Norway. This includes landmark deals such as Ebay's EUR 7,730m sale of its classified business to Adevinta, Autodesk's EUR 202m acquisition of the AI company Spacemaker and SSB's NOK 30 billion takeover offer for Entra, as well as a wide range of cross-border and domestic M&A transactions from the venture capital space to the large cap segment.
"This year's M&A award winners have demonstrated their ability to adapt to the headwinds and deliver value for clients - in the face of unprecedented complexity and volatility," says John West, Managing Editor in Europe of Mergermarket.
- We thank our clients ranging from SMEs to growth companies to established players to entrust us with their most important projects. To us this is a testimony to our tailored, efficient and on-target service delivery, and our ability to combine M&A expertise with relevant sector knowledge and expert legal advice in all relevant fields, says Sverre Tyrhaug, Managing Partner of Thommessen.
- Year after year our M&A team generates the highest deal flow in the market, and maintain its position at the forefront. Our team is deeply committed to delivering exceptional services and quality, which makes clients hires us again and again. The voice of the market is the most important source of feedback – which makes the award from Mergermarket a significant recognition for us and a great inspiration to continuously strive to improve our services and exceed our clients' expectations, says Christian G. Sagstad, partner and head of M&A and Capital Markets.
The European Mergermarket M&A Awards
Mergermarket is a leading research agency monitoring the market for M&A transactions. The European Mergermarket M&A Awards recognise the financial and legal advisers’ excellence in M&A Advisory of European-related deals and are based on the Mergermarket league tables with input from an independent judging panel.