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EU: M&A advisors face down market, but Freshfields leads first half

 |  January 22, 2014

Despite a down market and its worst six-month tally in ten years, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer leads the first-half tables for mergers and acquisitions advisory, tallying 57 deals within Europe worth a combined $45.3 billion, say reports. Close rival Linklaters came in second, with 33 cases totaling $40 billion. Despite the win for Freshfields, reports say the firm did not meet even half of the $109.5 billion worth of deals tackled in the first half of last year. Regardless, reports say the law firms remain optimistic about the rest of 2013.

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