8 March 20223 minute read

DLA Piper named a top three law firm for private equity deal volume by PitchBook

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that the firm ranked among the top three most active law firms for global private equity deal volume in the past year, according to PitchBook's 2021 global league tables report.


According to the data collected by PitchBook, DLA Piper was recognized as one of the most active legal advisors in a number of private equity sectors, including B2B, B2C, energy, healthcare, financial services, materials & resources, and IT. The firm also ranked first in private equity deal volume in Europe, and ranked as one of the most active law firms handling PE deals across the US, particularly in the Mid-Atlantic, New England, Great Lakes, Southeast, and West Coast regions.


“On behalf of my private equity colleagues, we are pleased to see our top-tier PitchBook ranking again for 2021, which is a testament to the strength of our private equity capabilities in assisting our clients across sectors and regions, globally and in the US,” said Joseph Silver, global co-chair of the firm’s Private Equity practice. “We look forward to another strong year partnering with our clients in providing exceptional service in the US and globally.”


With more than 100 US 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 2021 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