LONDON: Brunswick Group and FD topped mergermarket's year-end 2008 Global Rankings for PR Advisers to M&Aleague table for value and volume, respectively. Brunswick advised on 167 deals worth just over $406 billion. FD advised on 218 deals valued at nearly $267.5 billion. FD came in second and Kekst & Co third for value; Brunswick and Kekst came in second and third for volume. Brunswick also took the top spot for value on the league table of North American M&A advisors with 57 deals valued at more than $232 billion, followed by Kekst & Co and Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher. Kekst tops that league table by volume with 122 deals worth more than $215.5 billion. Abernathy MacGregor Group and FD followed in second and third, respectively.