Venture Capital & Private Equity Funds

Venture capital and private equity funds face varying opportunities and challenges depending on industry, market fluctuations and fund type. Few firms offer the breadth of practice that Goodwin brings to private fund services. We understand the issues specific to venture capital, private equity, funds of funds and other types of funds, and can provide advice that comes from a wealth of experience across industries. The firm has a well-deserved reputation as a market leader in the formation and ongoing representation of private investment funds. Our depth of experience in the private equity space along with our technology, healthcare and life sciences teams, makes Goodwin exceptionally suited to handle the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world. We partner with clients to embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a profound and lasting impact.

Goodwin’s private investment funds attorneys work in all the key industries, raising domestic and international funds ranging from less than $50 million to over $12 billion. This broad perspective offers clients access to cutting-edge developments and current market terms. We handle every stage in the life cycle, and we provide fund managers with the sophisticated level of counsel required for forming, advising and operating private investment funds. Within fund formation, we take a creative approach, starting with not only the specific objectives of a particular fund but also an assessment of how the fund fits within the client’s broader business goals. We then help fund managers determine the best structure and terms to achieve those goals.