Awards and Rankings
March 23, 2023

Goodwin named in Top 3 for US Private Equity Debt Deals in 2022

Goodwin was recognized by PitchBook’s 2022 Lending League Tables as the third most active law firm in US Private Equity Debt deals for 2022. The firm had an exceptionally strong close to the year, increasing its ranking and building upon its success in the Q3 2022 League Tables.

This recognition reflects Goodwin’s status as a go-to counsel for sophisticated private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies of all sizes and structures of LBO financings, add-on financings and recapitalizations. It also demonstrates Goodwin’s unparalleled proficiency in the rapidly expanding fintech, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, and technology industries, as the firm is adept at providing comprehensive guidance to the innovators and investors in these evolving sectors.

Goodwin’s Debt Finance practice consists of more than seventy-five lawyers focused on lending transactions, with significant experience in direct lending transactions, broadly syndicated facilities, asset-based lending, fintech financings, junior capital, venture debt, unitranche facilities, real estate finance, loan portfolio purchases, subscription secured facilities and PIK holdco financings. The practice is known for guiding clients through acquisition financings, as well as its versatility in handling transactions that range from venture financings for emerging companies to complex multi-tranche financings for sophisticated financial sponsors and public companies.

PitchBook’s Lending League Tables 2022 analyze the most active lenders and advisors to US private equity-backed companies and ranks the elite law firms handling debt transactions across the private investment landscape for the entire year.