Leading data and analytics company GlobalData has published its league tables for the top ten financial advisers by value and volume in the power sector for Q1-Q3 2022.

A total of 2,156 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals worth a collective $257bn were announced in the sector during the nine-month period.

Top advisers by value and volume

According to GlobalData’s ‘Global and Power M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2022’, Lazard and Rothschild & Co emerged as the top M&A financial advisers in the sector for Q1-Q3 2022 by value and volume, respectively.

Lazard advised on $17.7bn worth of deals, while Rothschild & Co advised on a total of 26 deals.

GlobalData lead analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “Rothschild & Co was the only firm to advise on more than 20 deals.

“Apart from leading by volume, it also managed to advise on some of the big-ticket deals, which helped it to secure the second position by value as well. The company advised on eight deals valued more than $100m.

“Meanwhile, Lazard advised on 10 deals valued more than $100m. Interestingly, Lazard, apart from leading by value, also occupied the second position by volume.”

According to GlobalData’s financial deals database, the other high rankers by value included Goldman Sachs in third place with $14.1bn worth of deals, followed by JP Morgan with $13.3bn and Evercore with $9.6bn.

In terms of volume, JP Morgan secured the third place with 16 deals, followed by Ernst & Young and KPMG with 14 deals each.

GlobalData’s league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including adviser names.

To improve the reliability of the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisers through adviser submission forms on GlobalData’s website.