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Benchmark International Ranks High In Mergermarket Global M&A Financial Advisory Rankings

Posted on July 25, 2023 By

Mergermarket has released their global financial advisor rankings for the first half of 2023 and Benchmark International ranked prominently in several prestigious categories.

Benchmark International ranked 18th in the global financial advisor rankings by deal count, up from 41st in 1H22, to rank ahead of Citi.

We ranked 5th in the UK (EMEA) by deal count. That is a significant surge from 23rd in 1H22, to now rank ahead of KPMG, Goldman Sachs, and Deloitte. Benchmark was only one of three firms out of 20 that did not see a drop in deal count for the period.

Benchmark International also ranked 4th by deal count in Ireland (EMEA), to rank ahead of KPMG, Goldman Sachs, and Grant Thornton.

We also ranked 18th by deal count in the US (Americas), up from 39th, and 9th by deal count in the US Mid West (Americas), up from 34th.

With us, your business is in good company.

Steven Keane, Chairman, said, “At Benchmark, we continue to expand our global reach and these rankings reflect the incredible progress we are making at a rapid pace and our ability to compete with the biggest industry players on a worldwide scale. We look forward to what the future holds.”

All data is based on transactions over 5% or USD 50m and is based on Mergermarket’s M&A deals database. The rankings are based on the geography of the target, bidder or seller, and exclude lapsed and withdrawn bids. The rankings are correct as of 9:30 (GMT) Jul 3, 2023 with a cut-off date of June 30, 2023.

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Americas: Sam Smoot at +1 (813) 898 2350 /

Europe: Michael Lawrie at +44 (0) 161 359 4400 /

Africa: Anthony McCardle at +27 21 300 2055 / 


Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $10 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Exclusive M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook’s Global League Tables.



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