Linklaters loses top M&A spot to CC

Linklaters has lost the leadership of both the worldwide and UK-announced rankings for mergers and acquisitions advisers, according to the latest figures from Thomson Financial. Clifford Chance has risen to the top of the heap in the UK, while both Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have overtaken Linklaters on the worldwide tables.