Question: Where can I find league tables?
A league table can be a ranking of investment banks or law firms on their level of involvement in a specific type of transaction. The rankings are based on a set of criteria such as revenue, earnings, # of deals. Many publications provide league tables.
Go to the Business Library's Company and Financial Information section for links to useful resources including links to the following suggested resources.
LSEG Workspace: Provides league tables in legal and investment banking transactions featuring new issues and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Click on Markets in the top tool bar then select Deals Market from the drop down list. On the Deals Market Overview page, select League Tables from the tool bar.
Bloomberg: Provides tables for market leaders across a broad range of deal types including loans, bonds, municipals, equity, and M&A transactions. The tables rank the top arrangers, bookrunners and advisors from around the globe and are published on the first business day of each quarter.
Go to Deal Monitor (DMON <GO>) to get a high-level view of activity. For Underwriters, use LEAG <GO>. For M&A Financial Advisors, use MA <GO>.
Please note that Bloomberg is accessible in Bobst Library. To use this resource, stop by the 5th floor Research Commons.
Go to the NYU Guide, Bloomberg Guide, which has information on the basics for getting started as well as tips, tricks and shortcuts.