M&A RANKINGS METHODOLOGY 

SUBMISSION FORM (China (intl), Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan)
SUBMISSION FORM (India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)


Submissions for ALB’s annual ranking of the best law firms for M&A in Asia are now open.

Our Research:

  • The research covers the period spanning from July 2023 to June 2024. This includes both ongoing work and matters that were closed during this timeframe.
  • ALB will draw results from firm submissions, Thomson Reuters M&A data, interviews, editorial resources and market suggestions to identify and rank the top firms for M&A in Asia. Interviews will be conducted only if needed.
  • The rankings will be divided into tiers, with the first tier identifying the strongest M&A firms in each jurisdiction.
  • The rankings will cover the following jurisdictions: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. There will be no Asia-wide table.
  • The rankings will feature both domestic and international firms. The following jurisdictions will have separate tables for domestic firms and international firms: China, Japan and South Korea.
  • Our research does not cover Australia and New Zealand.

Our 2023 M&A Rankings can be viewed HERE>>

  • For China domestic firms, please send your submissions to
  • For China international firms, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan firms, please send your submissions to Bingqing Wang at
  • For India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam firms, please send your submissions to Rowena Muñiz at

The deadline for submission is June 28, 2024. No extension requests will be accommodated.

The ALB M&A Rankings 2024 will be published in our September 2024 issue.

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