18 February 2015
For the sixth year in a row, business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has advised on more Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deals than any other law firm in South Africa. The firm has taken top honours in the DealMakers Awards for M&A deal flow since 2009. Concluding a total of 108 deals in 2014, representing 28.35% of market share, secured first place for Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's M & A team in the M&A Deal Flow tables. The team’s M&A deals in 2014 had a combined value of R155,6bn, representing 22.53% of market share, also securing the firm the number one spot on the Legal Advisers M&A Deal Value tables. In addition, the firm was also first for Deal Flow in the Corporate Finance transactions legal adviser tables, having advised on 40 corporate finance deals in 2014, 24.24% of market share.