4 December 2019

BDA named Investment Banking Firm of the Year 2019 by The M&A Advisor

BDA Partners was named Investment Banking Firm of the Year 2019 at the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in New York.

The M&A Advisor Awards are the benchmark for dealmaking excellence, recognizing the pre-eminent M&A Firms, Transactions, Restructurings, Financings, and M&A Professionals worldwide. The M&A Advisor is the world’s foremost M&A leadership organization.

Over 23 years, BDA Partners has provided high quality advice on Asia-related M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring, for sophisticated clients globally.

BDA employs over 100 M&A bankers in nine global offices across Asia, Europe and the USA, supported by strategic alliances with William Blair and Development Bank of Japan.

BDA has advised on more cross-border Asian sellside M&A transactions valued up to US$1bn enterprise value, than any other firm in the last five years.[1]

Euan Rellie, Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder of BDA Partners, said: “We’re proud that BDA has once again been recognized by The M&A Advisor. We’re being acknowledged increasingly often as pioneers and leaders in our fiercely competitive markets. We’ve earned the trust of blue-chip companies and financial sponsors, many of whom have become long-term, repeat clients. We’re thankful for those clients, and for our colleagues and partners.”

Notable BDA transactions over the last 12 months include:


[1] Source: Dealogic



About BDA

BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.

BDA Partners has strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets.

US securities transactions are performed by BDA Partners’ affiliate, BDA Advisors Inc., a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BDA Advisors Inc. is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and SIPC. In the UK, BDA Partners is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In Hong Kong, BDA Partners (HK) Ltd. is licensed and regulated by the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) to conduct Type 1 and Type 4 regulated activities to professional investors.