HOUSTON – April 15, 2010 – Bracewell & Giuliani LLP has been ranked as one of the top three most active law firms for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the southern U.S. for the first quarter of 2010 by mergermarket. The ranking recognizes firms for the number of transactions represented between January 1 and March 31 throughout the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Bracewell's attorneys serve as counsel on virtually every type of purchase and sale transaction involving public and privately held businesses. Totaling billions of dollars, these include mergers, management and leveraged buyouts, and acquisitions and dispositions of assets. Other typical transactions include stock sales and exchanges, roll-ups, acquisitions and dispositions of partnership interests and joint venture interests, tender offers, recapitalizations, and similar business combinations.