Awards and Rankings

  • #1 Global M&A deal volume for the last twelve years (Mergermarket 2010-2021)
  • #1 European M&A by deal volume (Mergermarket 2013-2021)
  • #3 Americas M&A by deal volume (Mergermarket 2021)
  • #1 Most active law firm in Europe for private equity deals (PitchBook 2021)
  • #3 Most active law firm globally for private equity deals (PitchBook 2021)
  • Top three most active law firm for combined global deal volume in private equity, venture capital and M&A (PitchBook 2021)
  • #3 Global Private Equity - Buyouts & Exits combined by deal volume (Mergermarket 2018-2021)
  • According to data collected by PitchBook, DLA Piper represented more investors than any other law firm in 2021, and has represented the most investors for ten consecutive years