GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed its league tables for top 10 financial advisers by value and volume in power sector for Q1 2021 in its report, ‘Global and Oil & Gas M&A Review and Financial Adviser League tables Q1 2021’.

According to GlobalData’s M&A report, a total of 352 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals were announced in the sector during Q1 2021, while deal value for the sector increased by 66.7% from $39bn in Q1 2020 to $65bn in Q1 2021.

Top Advisers by Value and Volume

JP Morgan and Citi were the top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financial advisers in the oil & gas sector for Q1 2021 by value and volume, respectively.

JP Morgan advised on six deals worth $19.8bn, which was the highest value among all the advisers. Citi led in the volume terms having advised on 10 deals worth $14.4bn.

GlobalData lead analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “Citi was the only firm that managed to advise on double-digit deal volume. It also managed to advise on some big-ticket deals that included three billion-dollar transactions, which helped it cross the $10bn mark and occupy the fourth position by value.

“JP Morgan also advised on three billion-dollar transactions but the deal values were relatively higher, which helped the firm occupy the top spot in terms of value. While the average size of deals advised by JP Morgan stood at $3.3bn, it was just $1.4bn for Citi.”

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RBC Capital Markets occupied the second position in terms of value with eight deals worth $16.9bn followed by Barclays with three deals worth $15.8bn.

RBC Capital Markets also occupied the second position by volume followed by Jefferies with seven deals worth $3.5bn. JP Morgan occupied the fourth position by volume.

GlobalData’s league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including adviser names.

To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisers, through adviser submission forms on GlobalData’s website.