4/16/14

Vorys Ranks Seventh Nationally in Number of Bank Mergers and Acquisitions in 2013

Attorneys & Professionals

Vorys ranked seventh nationally in the number of bank and thrift merger and acquisition transactions completed in FY2013, based on a report released by SNL Financial. Vorys was the only Ohio-based law firm in the top 30 on this list.  The firm also ranked 14th nationally based on total value of the transactions.   

Vorys provides a full array of legal services to both national- and state-chartered banks and thrifts, and their holding companies and subsidiaries.  Vorys advises financial institution clients and their management and boards on issues related to their strategic options including expanding their businesses through mergers, acquisitions and formation of holding companies, raising capital, charter conversions branch sales and purchases and interstate branching.  The firm also assists financial institution clients in complying with increasingly complex federal and state laws and regulations impacting the industry.

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.

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.