Cleary Gottlieb Lands Atop 2014 M&A Heap, With Assist from DOJ

The demise of Comcast Corp.’s $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. is a blow to both companies’ advisers. But on Wall Street, one firm’s  misfortune is another’s gain.

After Comcast dropped the deal under antitrust scrutiny, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, which advised Time Warner Cable’s independent directors on the deal, falls from its perch atop the 2014 “league table” rankings for U.S. deals by dollar value, replaced by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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