Nikolaus Caro

Nikolaus J. Caro

Nikolaus J. Caro
New York
+1 212 459 7079

Nick Caro is a partner in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and is a member of the Private Equity and Debt Finance groups. He represents a wide range of clients across all sectors, including private equity firms and their portfolio companies, publicly- and privately-held companies, private credit lenders, investment banks and commercial banks, institutional lenders, CLOs, hedge funds, family offices, private wealth funds, specialty finance companies and other issuers and lenders in financial transactions, with a particular emphasis on:

  • leveraged finance, including broadly syndicated facilities and private credit
  • acquisition finance, buyouts and minority recapitalizations
  • holdco PIK facilities, PIK preferred equity, back leverage facilities and other hybrid capital solutions
  • recurring revenue loans
  • venture capital and early stage company debt facilities
  • asset-based transactions
  • cross-border finance
  • complex debt restructurings and liability management transactions
  • private offerings of debt securities

In 2023, Nick closed transactions totaling over $5 billion.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Nick was an associate in the New York offices of Blank Rome LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP.




Brooklyn Law School

(magna cum laude)


Loyola Marymount University

(cum laude)



  • New York