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01 December 2015

Charles Russell Speechlys produces strong performance in PitchBook rankings

Charles Russell Speechlys has produced a strong performance in the most recent PitchBook’s European private equity deals rankings.

PitchBook is a large scale data collection platform, providing reliable and comprehensive statistics spanning the full lifecycle of M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions Europe-wide, along with the firms and professionals involved.

The data collected by PitchBook allows their clients the ability to access the latest information and make ever-more informed business decisions.

PitchBook’s quarterly report provides an overview of European Private Equity transactions, with a rankings section of law firms, based upon the amount of private equity deals carried out by firms that quarter.

Charles Russell Speechlys has made a strong showing, coming out in joint fourth place as one of the few English firms mentioned alongside some key US players.

Fourth position demonstrates to PitchBook’s readership that Charles Russell Speechlys is amongst the top law firms in private equity.

Partner Malcolm MacDougall, who heads the Private Equity team, said of the ranking:

"We are delighted to be ranked so highly in the PitchBook rankings. This reflects our increasing strength and breadth in private equity. The eight private equity deals completed in the quarter span a wide range of private equity transactions, acting for private equity houses, management teams and portfolio companies. "