Pillsbury has been recognized as one the leading law firms for global M&A transactions in the first half of 2018 by Mergermarket.

Crediting the firm with 45 deals worth more than $74 billion in total, the leading deal analyst ranked the firm 20th overall by deal value for both U.S. deals and deals in the broader Americas region. Pillsbury also ranked 10th by value for deals that originated in the Western United States and 15th by value for M&A transactions involving Japanese entities.

Pillsbury has played a role in a steady stream of high-profile deals in 2018. Of particular note, the firm advised Sprint Corporation’s lead financial adviser The Raine Group LLC in the telecom giant’s announced merger with T-Mobile US; JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation on the $800 million sale of two of its biotech units to Fujifilm Corporation; and, most recently, Synnex Corp. in its $2.43 billion cash-and-stock deal to acquire call center operator Convergys Corp.

Pillsbury is among the world’s foremost legal advisors for mergers & acquisitions of all sizes and in markets around the world. Leveraging the experience and insight of more than 100 M&A lawyers globally, the firm offers clients the strategic guidance and innovative solutions necessary to successfully close in even the most challenging transactions.