A steady increase in Pillsbury’s deal-making momentum has culminated in numerous top-25 rankings across various categories in FY 2018 league table results from Bloomberg, Factset, Mergermarket and Thomson Reuters. Having earned consistent recognition in these publications’ quarterly reports throughout the year, the impressive year-end showing further cements the firm’s place as a M&A leader.

Crediting the firm with 78 deals in 2018 worth in excess of $84.5 billion, Factset recognized Pillsbury as the 23rd most active firm advising on U.S. M&A transactions, and the 16th most active in the U.S. middle-market. Pillsbury was also ranked 14th for middle-market deal value by Bloomberg while Thomson Reuters ranked the firm 24th in that category.

Pillsbury’s M&A practice also shined in specific geographic regions. Factset and Mergermarket ranked the firm 8th and 17th, respectively, by number of Japanese deals while Thomson Reuters recognized it as the 18th most active legal adviser for mid-market deals in Japan. And, in its U.S. West regional rankings, Mergermarket listed Pillsbury 12th by deal value and 13th by deal volume.

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 deals in even the most challenging transactions.