CMS Derks Star Busmann successfully closed the year 2008 in the international League Tables. These tables are compiled quarterly by inter alia Mergermarket and Bloomberg and ranked by country or region, based on the number of transactions that a law firm has worked on or on their volume.
In the Bloomberg Benelux league table, CMS achieved a significant rise compared to the first three quarters of 2008 as well as to the year 2007. Compared to 2007, CMS went up from the 7th to the 4th place in 2008. This is one place up in comparison to the first three quarters of 2008.
In the Mergermarket Benelux ranking, CMS has gone up from 8 (in 2007) to 7 (in 2008).
Dolf Segaar, managing partner at CMS DSB, reviews the year 2008 with satisfaction. "After the third quarter I already indicated that the collaboration between the various CMS firms becomes more and more efficient. Due to the current market situation it is not always easy to assist in transactions, nevertheless, we achieved an improvement. Therefore, I am confident that we will be listed even higher next year."