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Best M&A House

League tables are an important deciding factor but we focus on innovative and important deals where banks have had an impact, led discussions, and come up with solutions.

Best M&A House: a historical view

Global Best M&A House

2007 Global Best M&A House

Its pivotal role in the most important transactions of a hectic year in M&A makes Goldman Sachs the outstanding player in the most competitive market of all.

2006 Global Best M&A house

What are perceived outside the firm as conflicts of interest have not deterred clients from lining up to use Goldman Sachs’s M&A expertise. 2005 Global Best M&A house

Goldman continues to win more business than its rivals in a highly competitive market.

2004 Global Best M&A house 

The global rise in M&A volumes in the past 12 months can be largely attributed to the re-emergence of a few multi-billion dollar, complex, industry-defining transactions. 

2003 Global Best M&A house 

It was a pretty thin year again in M&A, but even in a poor year Goldman Sachs continues to set the standards. 

2002 The world's best M&A house

Not even Goldman Sachs, which wins the best M&A house award, claims to have had a good time of it this year.

2001 The world's best M&A house 

When SunTrust Banks put in a hostile bid for Wachovia in mid-May in an attempt to steal it away from friendly bidder First Union, Wachovia felt it needed to bolster its advisory team.

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