European M&A deals

European legal adviser league table ranked by value (US$ million), half year 2017 

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Best Friends Group* Best Friends Group 291,584
Linklaters Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 241,447
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP 224,391
Davis Polk & Wardwell Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 175,580
Herbert Smith Freehills Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 127,173

Europe deals announced between 1 January 2018 - 30 June 2018 (by US$ million)

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 246,538
Linklaters Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 242,853
Davis Polk & Wardwell Linklaters 185,492
Slaughter and May Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 162,915
Hertbert Smith Freehills Davis Polk & Wardwell 131,233

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