Press Release
March 13, 2023

Goodwin Adds Asset Management Transactions Partner Ranan Well in Washington, D.C.

Global law firm Goodwin today announced that Ranan Well joined the firm’s Asset Management Transactions practice and Private Equity group as a partner, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. 

“As the appetite for asset management deals continues to grow, Ranan’s expertise will enhance our ability to develop bespoke solutions for the 1,000 asset managers we represent,” said Chris Nugent, co-chair of Goodwin’s Private Equity group. “We are excited to welcome Ranan to the firm.”

Well represents a wide variety of industry leaders in the full range of asset and wealth management transactions.  His extensive experience includes acquisitions and sales of asset managers, minority investments in traditional and alternative asset management firms, fund adoptions, management buyouts and investment team lift-outs.

Chris Palmer, chair of Goodwin’s Financial Services practice stated, “Our asset management transactions practice combines our industry-facing investment management regulatory experts and our practical and experienced deal teams, and we look forward to Ranan’s contribution to the continued growth and success of the practice.”

Refinitiv has named Goodwin the number one firm (by deal count) for global M&A, and the number one global advisor for Venture Capital and Private Equity Rounds by deal count in 2022. The firm was recently named the Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law Firm of the Year by US News — Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2023 and Practice Group of the Year for Fund Formation by Law360. The firm has also been named a top law firm for fund formation by the Legal 500 UK Awards, IJGlobal, and SuperReturn Awards.