Once again, BDO Corporate Finance ranks #1 as M&A advisor in the 2018 small-cap ranking in Belgium
05 March 2019
The annual Thomson Reuters ranking, the reference for investment banking and corporate finance advisory, ranks BDO Corporate Finance as number 1 M&A Advisor in the small cap ranking in Belgium (deals valued up to USD 50m). In 2018, BDO Corporate Finance Belgium advised 36 disclosed transactions, hereby maintaining its position as top-tier advisor for more than four years.
Moreover, Thomson Reuters ranks BDO as the 1st financial advisor in the Benelux for both the small-cap and mid-cap transactions (respectively, deals valued up to USD 50m and USD 500m), which shows a strong presence and dedication of BDO to the deal advisory industry, focusing in particular on SME’s and family-owned businesses.
On a global level, BDO International has worked on disclosed 1.440 deals (of which 30% are cross-border) with a total value of USD 81bn.
Given these results, Thomson Reuters named BDO as 5th M&A advisor worldwide, while Mergermarket identifies BDO as the 4th due diligence provider in the world.
The Corporate Finance team of BDO Belgium is composed of ~40 professionals who advise clients across the country through its network of 11 offices. Throughout 2018, the team completed more than 300 Corporate Finance assignments amongst its four streams: Valuation, Transaction Services, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Financing Advisory & Modeling.
BDO Belgium can rely on the BDO international network, which provides dedicated corporate finance services in 100 countries around the globe and counts more than 2.000 professionals globally.