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Through June 30. Ranked by number of announced deals

(Excluding terminated deals)

Deal value

Rank Firm No. of($ millions)

1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (2) 9 $11,042.00

2 Arnold & Porter(2) 5 8,681.00

3 Sullivan & Cromwell 4 11,765.20

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PL 4 N/A

5 Bingham, Dana LLP 3 N/A

6 Davis Polk & Wardwell (2) 2 600

Silver, Freedman & Taff LLP 2 339.6

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 2 1,032.60

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Fl 2 9,481.00

10 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 1 703

Source: Sheshunoff Information Services Inc., Austin, Tex.

(1) Did not respond to survey

(2) Value not available for at least one deal

(3) Subsidiary of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

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