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College Hill Improving Ranking in Mergermarket M&A deals league tables

College Hill Improving Ranking in Mergermarket M&A deals league tables

11 October 2013, London: College Hill, part of the International business communications consultancy College Group, is pleased to have seen its ranking maintained or improved in this year’s Mergermarket league tables of the top M&A deals. The ranking were based on work undertaken by College Hill’s team between the 1st of January and the 30th of September 2013.

The performance rankings, published in the Mergermarket PR Advisor M&A Trend Report, are summarised below:

  • 3rd UK M&A by volume (2012: 3rd)
  • 5th Europe M&A by volume (2012: 5th)
  • 7th German M&A by volume (2012: 8th)
  • 9th Global M&A by volume (2012: 9th)
  • 12th German M&A by value (2012: 14th)
  • 13th France M&A by volume (2012: 28th)
  • 20th US M&A by volume (2012: 20th)

Over the period, the Life Sciences team has supported communications around a number of notable financial transactions in both the public and private sectors including:

  • Private Danish anti-infective company Xellia’s acquisition by international investor Novo. See link
  • Acquisition by Australian-based, ASX-listed Cellmid of Japanese company Advangen. See link
  • UK-based AIM-listed Source BioScience’s acquisition of Scottish company Inverclyde Biologicals. See link
  • Private Australian-UK CRO Clinical Network Services’ acquisition of New Zealand-based Beltas. See link
  • Acquisition of private Dutch company BAC by global biotechnology company Life Technologies. See link

The complete report is available here: http://www.mergermarket.com/pdf/Mergermarket.Q1-Q32013.PRAdvisorM&ATrendReport.pdf

For further information:
Sue Charles, Managing Partner
+44 (0)20 7457 2020/ +44 (0)7968 726 585
sue.charles[at]collegehill.com

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