Bass, Berry & Sims Earns Top League Table Rankings for 2022 Deal Work

September 26, 2022
PitchBook, Refinitiv

Bass, Berry & Sims recently earned recognition in industry-leading league tables for its mergers and acquisitions and private equity work. The firm received high rankings across multiple categories in PitchBook’s league tables, which reflect deal work through the second quarter of 2022. Most notably, the firm was elevated to the #3 most active law firm in healthcare private equity (up from the #5 spot in 2021); #9 most active in private equity in the U.S. (up from the #15 spot in 2021); and #14 most active in U.S. M&A representing investors (up from the #21 spot in 2021).

In addition, Bass, Berry & Sims was ranked on the Refinitiv league tables in the following category: #17 Leveraged Buyouts & Related Rounds – Advisors to Company. Notable transactions for the first half of 2022 include the representation of Tivity Health in its $2 billion sale to Stone Point Capital and representation of PANTHERx Rare in its divestiture by Centene.

In this most recent release by PitchBook League Tables, the firm was ranked in the following categories:

PitchBook – Law Firms: Private Equity Deals
  • #3 Most Active in Healthcare (#5 in 2021)
  • #9 Most Active in the U.S. (#15 in 2021)
  • #20 Most Active Globally
  • #19 Most Active in Buyouts (#22 in 2021)
  • #14 Most Active in other PE Deals
  • #10 Most Active in the Great Lakes (#21 in 2021)
  • #13 Most Active in the West Coast (new ranking)
  • #6 Most Active in the Southeast (#11 in 2021)
  • #4 Most active in Mountain (#9 in 2021)
  • #8 Most Active in US – Representing Investors (#22 in 2021)
  • #18 Most Active in US – Representing Companies (#23 in 2021)
  • #18 Most Active Globally – Representing Investors (#15 in 2021)
  • #23 Most Active in B2B (new ranking in 2022)
PitchBook – Law Firms: M&A Deals
  • #24 Most Active in the U.S. (#24 in 2021)
  • #14 Most Active in US – Representing Investors (#21 in 2021)
PitchBook – Law Firms: Deals Combined
  • #21 Most Active in US (#24 for 2021)
About the Healthcare, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices at Bass, Berry & Sims

Bass, Berry & Sims has a comprehensive M&A practice representing buyers and sellers in both public and private company strategic transactions, as well as financial sponsor transactions. Named 2021 Law Firm of the Year by M&A Advisor, the firm has served as lead counsel in more than 400 transactions ranging in size from $20 million to more than $15 billion in the last four years. Our attorneys have represented healthcare clients in transactions with a combined value in excess of $136 billion. The firm’s Private Equity Team has served as counsel in hundreds of private equity-backed deals across many industries, most notably healthcare, but also including financial services, food and beverage, manufacturing, media, technology, consumer products and retail. More information about these practices can be found here.