11/13/13

Vorys Ranks Seventh Nationally in Number of Bank Mergers and Acquisitions

Based on a recent report from SNL Financial, Vorys ranks seventh nationally in the number of bank merger and acquisition transactions to date in 2013.  The firm also ranks 16th nationally based on total transaction value.  In the first three quarters of 2013, Vorys has served as legal counsel in six deals valued at $396.7 million.   

Vorys provides a full array of legal services to both national- and state-chartered banks and their holding companies and subsidiaries.  Vorys advises bank clients on issues related to expanding their businesses through mergers, acquisitions and formation of holding companies, as well as assisting with branch sales and purchases and interstate branch formations.  The firm also assists bank clients in complying with increasingly complex federal and state laws and regulations, including the compliance regulations imposed by banking regulators and the regulations generally applicable to all companies. 

About SNL Financial: SNL Financial collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data – plus news and analysis – for the following industries: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, media/communications and metals and mining. For additional information on the SNL Financial year-to-date 2013 bank and thrift legal advisor league table, click here.

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.