[‘07 rank - #24]
In the current financial climate, it seems as though there is another M&A as each day passes. If the economic situation eventually leads to a winter of retrenchment and few acquisition prospects, Joele Frank and the firm she founded in 2000 will be among the first to whom those companies turn. As many financial experts will attest, clear communications are essential to any successful deal - something Frank has spent her career perfecting. She has advised clients on a wide range of matters and transactions, including representing Microsoft in its proposal to Yahoo.