Press Release
June 11, 2024

Dawson Partners Completes Over $900 Million Transaction with Large U.S.-based Asset Manager

Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds team advised Dawson Partners on the closing of a more than $900 million transaction with a large U.S.-based asset manager. The transaction, a structured liquidity solution and alternative to a traditional secondary sale, closed on May 29, 2024. The counterparty was seeking to generate near-term liquidity on an existing portfolio of 13 buyout fund interests and participate in potential future upside.

Dawson is a leading global alternative asset manager focused on providing innovative structured solutions to the private markets. Founded in 2015 as Whitehorse Liquidity Partners, Dawson provides tailored portfolio financing and liquidity solutions to LPs and GPs. The firm has raised over $18 billion in commitments and has deployed over $22 billion across more than 225 transactions.

The Goodwin team was led by Rob Emerson with support from Amy Johnson, Steve Robles, Tom Jackson, Aiste Zalepuga (Private Funds), Steve Clemens and Aime Salazar (Tax).

For additional details on the transaction, please read the press release.