Press Release April 05, 2010

Goodwin Procter Ranks First in U.S. PIPES League Tables

BOSTON, April 5, 2010 – Goodwin Procter was ranked first in the United States in 2009 for dollars raised in PIPEs/RDs in which the firm represented the placement agent/underwriter, according to Sagient Research Systems’ 2009 PIPE Market Placement Agent Counsel League Table. The firm advised on 27 transactions totaling more than $900 million dollars in 2009. 

Attorneys in Goodwin Procter’s Securities & Corporate Finance, Technology Companies and Private Equity groups actively represent a variety of issuers, investors, underwriters and placement agents in 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. In this alternative financing market, Goodwin Procter has represented issuers, investors and agents in PIPEs, Registered Directs and follow-on public offering and ATM transactions.

Sagient Research Systems is a leading publisher of independent research for the financial services and institutional investment communities.

About Goodwin Procter
Goodwin Procter LLP is one of the nation’s leading law firms with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate, litigation and real estate, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity, technology, REITs and real estate capital markets, intellectual property, products liability and mass torts. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com.