July 14, 2010 (Mountain View, CA) – Fenwick & West LLP is pleased to announce the firm's recent rankings as one of the top 10 M&A Legal Advisors in the U.S. for the First Half of 2010 by multiple ranking organizations:
- Ranked by Bloomberg as #6 M&A Legal Advisor in the U.S.
- Ranked by MergerMarket as #4 M&A Legal Advisor for the West Coast
- Ranked by Thomson Reuters as #5 M&A Legal Advisor in the U.S. and #19 M&A Legal Advisor Worldwide
- Ranked by FactSet as #3 M&A Legal Advisor in the U.S. and #12 Global M&A Legal Advisor
Among the M&A deals that Fenwick & West advised during the first half of 2010 were: Diamond Foods' acquisition of Kettle Foods from Lion Capital, Ausra's acquisition by Areva, Flixster's acquisition of Rotten Tomatoes from News Corporation, and VUDU's acquisition by Wal-Mart Stores.
About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by KPMG and AlwaysOn as one of the top three corporate law firms for technology companies and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top five corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.
Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Group; Partner, Corporate Group