Even amid trade war concerns, the atmosphere for dealmaking stayed positivein the second quarter, as investors searched for the best way to profit from technological innovations and fast-growing markets.
DLA Piper served as legal advisor on the highest number of completed middle-market M&A in the world. Jones Day, Kirkland & Ellis, Baker & McKenzie and CMS were among the top 5 law firms in deal volume.
Kirkland & Ellis served as legal advisor on the highest total dollar value of completed middle-market M&A deals in the world. Latham & Watkins, Skadden, Jones Day and Sullivan & Cromwell were among the top 5 law firms in deal value.