According to the latest H1 global report of mergermarket, published on 5 July 2012, COBALT law firms operating in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia maintain the leading position by volume amongst the Baltic law firms in the CEE region and are included as leading law firms in the TOP15 legal advisers league table.
In estimating the performance of law firms, mergermarket researchers included the major deals during the last half-year and their value.
The report has also indicated that global M&A market has a decline of 21.6% in 2012 comparing with the same period last year. Based on mergermarket overview information, the European region made up the largest share of global M&A of any region and accounted for 38.3% of total deal value in the first half of 2012.
More details of the results of the research are available here.