DLA Piper again tops Mergermarket's global league tables

Also the only legal advisor ranked in the top five of each category by PitchBook

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.