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Dealogic's western European M&A rankings

Data compiled by Dealogic shows that in 2004 the UK had the highest announced M&A volume in the European region - a total of $305.8 billion, up 45.3% from 2003. 

Morgan Stanley was the top bank in 2004 UK announced volume rankings with $71.8 billion in volume, while BNP Paribas topped the French rankings, Deutsche Bank topped German rankings and Lazard topped Italian rankings.

Overall M&A volume in the four countries was $700 billion through 6825 deals.

Here are the rankings in full:

UK Announced M&A

...

Advisor

Value $ million

Deals

Rank 03

1

Morgan Stanley

71, 754

46

1

2

Goldman Sachs

68,945

48

2

3

JP Morgan

63,408

59

3

4

UBS

56,636

67

4

5

Merrill Lynch

56,485

46

6

6

Citigroup

51,365

60

5

7

Cazenove

43,121

32

-

8

Rothschild

40,640

102

7

9

Lehman Brothers

32,381

24

-

10

CSFB

30,104

33

10

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