HCR Law ranked first across UK for M&A deals: Experian

21st May 2024

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HCR Law have been ranked first across the United Kingdom for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals according to Experian MarketIQ’s Q1 M&A review of 2024, reinforcing the firm’s leading position in the market.

Continued high demand has seen HCR Law ranked first for deals the South East – a movement of four places from the previous report, South West – moving up three places, East of England and the Midlands – moving up five places.

The firm took second place in Wales and third place in London, moving up five places from the previous report. The report states that “acquirors seem keen to push ahead with strategic high value dealmaking” with M&A value surging in the first quarter of the year.

Richard Wilkey, Head of National and London Corporate Teams, said: “I’m delighted we’ve once again taken the top spot in these rankings. HCR’s offering continues to attract a high level of M&A across the country; we know what our clients want and how to help them achieve that.

“This is excellent news for businesses who are looking to grow and widen both their offering and their client base. I’m keen to see what the rest of the year holds for us and our clients – both in the UK and further afield.”