By Claire Poole
(Sept. 11) – Blame the four-day work week.
While there were two energy-related transactions this past week above the $1 billion mark, there were only 13 deals in total worth nearly $5.9 billion, versus 14 the previous week worth $5 billion. It was another slow week in deal land.
All the transactions were M&A or private-equity related, with nary a single capital markets transaction involving a Texas lawyer.
Ten firms and 131 attorneys offered their legal advisory services, versus 15 firms and 86 attorneys the previous week.
King & Spalding counsels . . .
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