Citadel-MAGNUS has claimed top honours as Australia’s leading transaction communication firm for the fourth consecutive year, based on the latest global and regional league tables released by Mergermarket.
Citadel-MAGNUS ranks 4th in Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), based on deal volume, in the 2018 financial PR regional tables from Mergermarket.
The team for Citadel-MAGNUS worked on 31 deals during 2018 — up from 28 deals in 2017 — valued at US $15.9 billion (A $22.4 billion) in total, ranking the firm 9th in Asia-Pacific based on deal value.
Highlights during the year included advising Amcor on the $7 billion takeover of US-based Bemis Company, Investa Office Fund on the $3.2 billion takeover by Oxford Properties, CYBG on its $2.9 billion takeover of Virgin Money, Reliance Worldwide buying UK-based John Guest for $1.2 billion and Mitsui’s successful $602 million acquisition of AWE.
Citadel-MAGNUS took to Twitter to celebrate the achievement, saying: “4th place in FY2018 Mergermarket PR Advisor Asia-Pac league tables, with 31 deals, reinforces our position as Australia’s most active transaction communication advisory.
“Also thrilled to achieve a top 20 result on deal value in the US table”.