NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 14, 2015) - Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters have identified King & Spalding as a leading international advisor for private equity and M&A transactions in their 2015 first quarter middle market league tables. According to Bloomberg, King & Spalding ranked fourth in global private equity by deal value in the first quarter of 2015. Thomson Reuters ranked King & Spalding as the 12th most active advisor in global M&A transactions by deal value in the quarter.

In addition to its position among the top advisors globally, the firm's U.S. private equity and M&A practice continues to thrive and was ranked sixth by deal value in the first quarter of 2015 according to Thomson Reuters. The firm also ranked highly in the quarter in Western and Eastern Europe (ninth by deal value according to Bloomberg), the UK (third by deal value according to Bloomberg) and Singapore (eighth by deal count according to Thomson Reuters).

King & Spalding is consistently ranked as one of the world's leading advisors in private equity and M&A transactions. The firm represents sellers, purchasers, target companies and financial advisors in all types of transactions, including acquisitions of stock and assets, divestitures of stock and assets, tender offers, leveraged buy-outs, hostile takeover defenses, proxy contests, corporate governance advice, private equity, and joint ventures/strategic alliances.

About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 880 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at

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