Bell Gully has been ranked among the top 20 law firms worldwide based on the value of cross-border transactions, according to research into global M&A activity in 2007.
Bloomberg recognises Bell Gully's cross-border expertise in its latest advisory rankings, ranking the firm in 19th position alongside some of the world's largest and most respected law firms.
Bloomberg also acknowledges Bell Gully's work in local and regional transactions. In Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg ranks Bell Gully 11th for the value and ninth for the number of announced deals in 2007. In Australasia, Bell Gully is ranked sixth for the value and fifth for the number of announced deals, higher than any other New Zealand law firm.
Research by independent M&A intelligence service, mergermarket, also places Bell Gully among the leading legal M&A advisers for Asia-Pacific, the only New Zealand law firm to feature in its rankings.
This follows Bell Gully's recognition as the leading New Zealand law firm advising on mergers and acquisitions in Thomson Financial figures for 2007.