JP Morgan and Rothschild & Co were the top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financial advisers in the automotive sector for Q1–Q3 2022 by value and volume, respectively, according to the latest Financial Advisers League Table by GlobalData, which ranks financial advisers by the value and volume of M&A deals on which they advised.

Based on its Financial Deals Database, the leading data and analytics company has revealed that JP Morgan achieved its leading position by value by advising on $10.8 billion worth of deals. Meanwhile, Rothschild & Co led by volume by advising on a total of seven deals.

According to GlobalData’s report, ‘Global and Automotive M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2022’, a total of 730 M&A deals worth $40.2 billion were announced in the sector during Q1–Q3 2022.

Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “JP Morgan was the only adviser to surpass $10 billion in deal value. Two of the three deals advised by the firm were billion-dollar deals*, which helped it to top the chart by value. It also secured the third position by volume. Interestingly, Rothschild & Co, which led by volume, also held the third position by value.”

An analysis of GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database reveals that Citi occupied the second position by value, by advising on $8.7 billion worth of deals; followed by Rothschild & Co, with $7.9 billion; Lazard, with $7.9 billion, and Bank of America, with $7.5 billion.

Meanwhile, Lazard occupied the second position in terms of volume, with five deals; followed by JP Morgan, with three deals; Citi, with three deals, and Bank of America, with three deals.