European M&A deals

European legal adviser league table ranked by value (US$ million), full year 2016 

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Best Friends Group* Slaughter and May & 196,222
White & Case LLP White case 192,538
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP Skadden 183,335
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP Freshfields 154,759
Allen & Overy LLP Davis Polk 147,686

Deals completed between 01 January 2016 - 30 June 2016 involving a European target, bidder or vendor (by US$ million)

Thomson-Reuters (M&A Review First Half 2016)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 203,262
Slaughter and May Slaughter and May 192,381
Sullivan & Cromwell Allen & Overy 151,163
Allen & Overy Cravath Swaine & Moore 145,718
Cravath, Swaine & Moore Davis Polk & Wardwell 143,878

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