European M&A deals

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

mergermarket
Best Friends Group* Best Friends Group 334,706
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 243,012
Linklaters Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP 205, 762
Clifford Chance Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 157,738
Davis Polk & Wardwell Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 139,211

M&A deals announced between 1 January 2017 - 30 June 2017, involving a European target, bidder or vendor (by US$ million)

Bloomberg
Slaughter and May Slaughter and May 56,267
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 56,120
Linklaters Linklaters 48,660
Clear Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Clear Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 46,883
Davis Polk & Wardwell Davis Polk & Wardwell 45,419

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