Press Release March 24, 2017

Goodwin’s Private Equity Practice Takes Top Spots

Noting 39 announced deals, Mergermarket ranked Goodwin among the top 10 most active (by volume) law firms advising on M&A transactions globally in the first quarter of 2017. With 18 deals in Europe, Goodwin placed among the top 15 most active (by volume) advisers in Europe for the first time.

Goodwin’s Private Equity Practice was also ranked as the most active adviser in France (by volume), where the firm opened a Paris office last year with a top-ranked team of private equity and M&A lawyers.

In addition, Goodwin Paris has been recently recognized by multiple French publications that track and report on the nation’s private equity and broader business markets. The following rankings and awards – bestowed by Option Finance, Magazine des Affaires, Décideurs and Leaders League’s Trophées du Droit – highlight Goodwin’s growing reputation as a global leader advising clients on investments in France, throughout Europe and globally.