According to Bloomberg’s latest league tables, Pillsbury is among the leading law firms for United States middle-market M&A activity through the first half of 2018.  The firm ranked 8th by value—and 19th by deal count—for U.S. mid-market M&A deals valued up to $250 million, receiving credit for 37 first-half transactions worth more than $1.37 billion in aggregate.

In addition, Pillsbury finished Q2 ranked 16th by deal volume in transactions valued up to $500 million, acting on more than $2.44 billion in transactions. The firm also earned global recognition for its work on $298 million worth of deals individually valued up to $50 million, good enough for 20th worldwide.

Pillsbury has advised on a number of notable middle market transactions so far this year. Some highlights include SoftBank Group Corp.’s CAD $99 million acquisition of a 9.9% stake in Nemaska Lithium Inc.; The Raine Group’s strategic investment in Propagate Content; NASA contractor Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.’s $355 million sale to KBR Inc.; and a purchase by Ernst & Young of CRM leader Sonoma Partners, LLC.

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.