European M&A deals

European legal adviser ranked by value (US$ million), full year 2018 

Mergermarket
Best Friends Group* Best Friends Group 361,295
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 301,309
Linklaters Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP 280,372
Allen & Overy LLP Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 207,079
Davis Polk & Wardwell Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 202,687

Europe deals announced, full year 2018 (US$ million)

Mergermarket
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 343,510
Linklaters Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 288,368
Allen & Overy LLP Linklaters 241,127
Davis Polk & Wardwell Linklaters 241,127
Slaughter and May Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 223,602

*The 'Best Friends Group' comprises BonelliErede, Bredin Prat, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Hengeler Mueller, Slaughter and May, Uría Menéndez