Ropes & Gray Receives Top Rankings in the 2017 Edition of the IFLR1000

Practices: Finance, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Asia Private Equity

Ropes & Gray has been widely recognized as a leading law firm in the 2017 edition of the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. The firm received top rankings in the following categories:

Tier 1

  • Private equity (United States)
  • Registered funds (United States)
  • Financial services regulatory (United States)

Tier 2

  • M&A – foreign (China)
  • Private equity – foreign (China)
  • Private equity funds (Hong Kong)
  • Private equity (Hong Kong)
  • Hedge funds (United States)
  • Private equity funds (United States)
  • M&A (United States)
  • Bank lending – sponsor side (United Kingdom)
  • Restructuring – bond holder and fund representation (United Kingdom)

Overall, Ropes & Gray was recognized in 29 categories across Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The firm received a new ranking for financial and corporate – foreign (South Korea)  and for bank lending – borrower side (United States). The firm also improved its rankings in three categories.

In addition to the firm rankings, 59 attorneys were individually recognized as either “Leading Lawyers” or “Rising Stars.”

The IFLR1000 editorial notes that Ropes & Gray is “a significant industry player” and that the firm saw “quite a bit of partner movement, with new members joining many different practice areas at the firm.”

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