Client deals put HCR in top spot in M&A deal league table

8th August 2020

Client demand for mergers and acquisition in the first half of the year have taken Harrison Clark Rickerbys to the top of Experian’s rankings for the most active advisors in the Midlands despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Demand for deal making meant HCR soared up the Experian rankings nationally too, from 9th to 2nd place, with the firm helping clients to keep business moving in tough times – its 62 deals nationally took it ahead of many much larger global law firms.

This achievement has been replicated in other regions, with a first in the South West and South East, and third place in the East of England – all further up the rankings than previously.

Charlotte Thornton-Smith, head of the firm’s Worcester office and corporate partner, said: “This has been a tough period for many of our clients and our focus has been on helping them to keep business moving so that they emerge in the best position possible. We have needed to be flexible and agile in our approach, and the team’s readiness to do whatever it takes for the client is evident in these figures.”

Experian ranks deals by volume and by value – all deals included are worth £500,000 or more. You can see the full report here.