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29 February 20242 minute read

DLA Piper recognized as the #1 most active law firm for private equity deal volume globally, according to PitchBook

DLA Piper is pleased to announce its #1 ranking as the most active law firm for global deal volume in private equity according to PitchBook’s 2023 Annual Global League Tables ranking. The firm moved up in global ranking from #2 last year. 

DLA Piper was also recognized as the #2 most active law firm in the US and #1 in Europe.

According to the data collected by PitchBook, DLA Piper was recognized as the #1 most active private equity legal advisor in a number of sectors, spanning healthcare, software and business services. The firm also ranked #1 in global buyout activity and #1 globally for private equity deal volume representing investors, which builds on PitchBook’s 2022 rankings.

“These rankings demonstrate the breadth of our experience across sectors and the strength of our team to collaborate with private equity firms and their portfolio companies to execute their most important transactions,” said Joseph Silver, US chair and global co-chair of the firm’s Private Equity practice. "We are extremely proud of these recognitions and are committed to providing exceptional client service in every market in which our clients do business."

With more than 225 global lawyers who provide strategic counsel to private equity funds and their industry-leading portfolio companies, DLA Piper’s Private Equity practice has the capacity, experience and relationships to help drive value across the investment life cycle by delivering responsive, efficient and integrated solutions around the world.

A complete list of PitchBook's rankings is available in the 2023 Annual League Tables Report. PitchBook is a leading financial data and technology company, providing a comprehensive view of dealmaking activity across global private and public financial markets.