For the seventh consecutive year, DLA Piper earned the top legal advisor ranking globally for overall M&A deal volume in 2016, according to Mergermarket's league tables. The firm was involved in more than 470 transactions worldwide valued at approximately US$126 billion.
DLA Piper ranked first in the Technology, Media & Telecommunication; Pharma, Medical & Biotech; and Consumer sectors, and the firm retained its top four ranking for overall deal volume in the US.
Underscoring its reputation as a top legal advisor in the global market, DLA Piper was highly ranked in other notable league tables for 2016, including placing in the top five of each M&A, venture capital and private equity category recognized by PitchBook – the only law firm to do so.
In addition, Thomson Reuters ranked DLA Piper second in global transactions in the middle-market for 2016.