Press Release April 16, 2014

Goodwin Procter Advises Goldman Sachs on Investment in AvePoint

Goodwin Procter attorneys recently advised The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. on its $90 million investment in AvePoint. Goldman joins Summit Partners as a minority investor in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

AvePoint, founded in 2001, is a provider of enterprise-class big data management, governance and compliance software for next generation social collaboration platforms. AvePoint was first-to-market with a solution that centralizes access and control of information assets residing in disparate collaboration and document management systems on-premise and in the cloud. The company is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. and serves more than 13,000 organizations around the world.

The Goodwin team advising Goldman was led by partners John LeClaire and Brian McPeake, and included associate Nina Chen.

To learn more about Goldman Sachs’ investment in AvePoint, please read the AvePoint press release.