TTR: PLMJ continues to lead in M&A in Portugal


The Transactional Track Record (TTR) has released its latest report on the transactional market in Portugal and PLMJ once again leads the table for M&A and private equity legal advice. The firm achieved a total value of transactions of more than EUR 1.7 billion from a total of 20 transactions. PLMJ's leading position had already been achieved in the annual ranking for 2021 where PLMJ led by number and value of M&A transactions in Portugal.

In this report, which analyses M&A activity (considering M&A, private equity, venture capital and asset acquisitions) on the Iberian Peninsula for the first half of 2022, PLMJ also stands out in the individual national rankings: Diogo Perestrelo, partner and co-head of the Corporate M&A practice, is Top Dealmaker in the table of value of advised transactions, and Duarte Schmidt Lino, partner and co-head of the same practice area, is in the Top 3 of the same table and also in the ranking of number of transactions. Partner Eduardo Nogueira Pinto, co-head of the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical area is in the top 10 most active lawyers.

In the rankings that highlight the new generations of lawyers, Rising Star Dealmakers, and considering the value of the transactions they have advised on, PLMJ comes in the top five with lawyers from the Corporate M&A team: Tomás Almeida Ribeiro (managing associate), Ânia Cruz and Manuel Sequeira (senior associates) Rita Pereira Jardim and Rita Vilas Curto (associates).

Lawyers from the same team at PLMJ, Alexander Ehlert (managing associate) and Rita Pereira Jardim (associate) also appear in the individual rankings by number of transactions.

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