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BDO takes the top spot in the Experian M&A league tables

23 January 2019

BDO is delighted to be named as the top financial adviser by deal volume in the UK, according to the latest Experian league tables.

This result further consolidates our position as a leading UK and Global financial adviser to fast growing and entrepreneurial businesses and follows another record year of deals, completing 428 transactions in 2018 with a combined value of more than £21.8bn.

BDO's M&A team completed 81 deals totalling £5.9bn, with the highest proportion of transactions being in the leisure, technology & media and financial services sectors. View our M&A deals.

Transaction services deal volume has increased nearly 50% from 220 in 2017 to 323 in 2018 making BDO the third most active accountancy firm in the UK for due diligence deals, according to the Mergermarket league table report. View our transaction services deals.

Deal volumes for BDO have grown over 40% from 300 in 2017 to 428 in 2018, while deal value increased to £21.8bn in 2018 - an 18% increase on the £18.5bn total last year and a 13-year high for the firm.

For more information about how our M&A and Transaction Services teams can assist, please contact us.