Press Release February 08, 2007

PrivateRaise.com Ranks Goodwin Procter Among Top 20 PIPE Issuer Law Firms

Feb. 8, 2007 — PrivateRaise.com recently ranked Goodwin Procter LLP among the Top 20 PIPE Issuer Law Firms based on dollar-volume of transactions advised in 2006. Attorneys in the firm's Securities & Corporate Finance, Technology Companies and Private Equity groups actively represent a variety of issuers, investors and placement agents in Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPE) transactions and provide ongoing advice to clients as they access the capital markets to expand business, provide owner liquidity and achieve long-term objectives. Industries represented include cleantech, life sciences and technology among others.

PrivateRaise.com is an award-winning source for comprehensive market intelligence and analysis pertaining to private placements of equity and equity-linked securities executed by public companies. The company tracks public disclosures regarding equity private placements and produces league tables ranking the most active placement agents, investors, issuers and law firms.