Ranking tables

Corporate/M&A | USA

Minnesota

This chapter includes company acquisitions, dispositions and related financing arrangements, mergers, joint ventures capitalizations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. Priority is placed on primary representatives, those acting for buyers and sellers, whilst those acting for financial advisors, underwriters and the banks financing such transactions are also considered.

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Band 1
  1. Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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    Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Dorsey & Whitney is a highly respected firm that acts for Minnesota-headquartered companies on a large number of cutting-edge transactions. The firm has a thriving corporate practice with midmarket and emerging company clients. It is active in the medical and healthcare sectors, as well as in agriculture. The team counts privately and publicly held companies as well as private equity firms among its client roster.
  2. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
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    Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath is a corporate powerhouse specializing in complex midmarket M&A work and securities offerings. The firm draws on notable strength in capital markets transactions, acting for underwriters, public companies and venture capital funds. The team excels in cross-border transactions, benefiting from the firm's overseas presence in Europe and Asia. Faegre Drinker possesses strength across a broad range of sectors, including manufacturing, food and agriculture, life sciences, energy and technology.
  3. Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
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    Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Fredrikson & Byron's thriving corporate practice is widely sought after for its expertise in M&A, capital markets and securities transactions, frequently acting on high-end, cross-border deals. The team also advises on employment, tax and regulatory issues arising from M&A. The firm notably undertakes work on behalf of private equity firms, including in portfolio company transactions. It particularly excels in life sciences and healthcare matters, as well as offering expertise in the energy, food and technology industries.
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Band 2
  1. Ballard Spahr LLP
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    Ballard Spahr LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Ballard Spahr has a highly capable corporate practice, with additional resources in its tax, employee benefits and finance groups. The team offers a strong pedigree in transactional work, acting for major corporates, private equity firms and wider asset managers.
  2. Fox Rothschild
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    Fox Rothschild
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Fox Rothschild offers a highly accomplished team in public and private company M&A matters, alongside a robust securities practice and expertise in corporate governance issues. The firm offers additional strength in private equity and venture capital work, acting for both investors and targets in transactional and financing work.
  3. Lathrop GPM
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    Lathrop GPM
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Lathrop has a strong corporate team that demonstrates broad capabilities in transactional work, including M&A and securities offerings, as well as advising clients on broader corporate governance issues. It offers particular expertise in transactions arising from the finance, healthcare and technology sectors.
  4. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Taft Stettinius & Hollister has significant experience representing private equity firms and corporates in M&A and joint ventures, while also demonstrating expertise in acting for mezzanine lenders on high-value transactional matters. The team has notable strength in advising healthcare, sports and food and beverage entities.
  5. Stinson LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Cozen O'Connor
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    Cozen O'Connor
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Cozen O'Connor offers transactional support to both buyers and sellers across a broad range of industries, with particular strength in healthcare. It's national and international network of offices offers clients a strong pool of experts to support cross-border matters.
  2. DLA Piper LLP (US)
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    DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper offers counsel to both established and emerging companies and investment firms on the full gamut of corporate law, frequently advising clients on transactional activity, securities issues, financing work and corporate governance. The firm's expert group of Minneapolis-based attorneys are complemented by the firm's extensive national and international platform.
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    Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A.
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 4 Years Ranked
    Fafinski Mark & Johnson offers a full range of corporate and commercial advice to clients, which include both SMEs and major businesses. The firm is particularly well versed in advising clients in the manufacturing sector.
  4. Maslon LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3
  5. Winthrop & Weinstine, PA
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3