London

100 Cheapside
London EC2V 6DY
United Kingdom

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GOODWIN IN DEUTSCHLAND

With the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, our London-based team of lawyers is embracing change to help clients make a lasting and meaningful impact. Our lawyers are deeply experienced across the European life sciences, technology, real estate and private equity sectors.

Since opening our first European office in London in 2008, we have grown into an international powerhouse that works seamlessly across geographies. We think like investors to develop innovative deal structures and draw upon our vast jurisdictional knowledge of the European legal landscape and local networks to help you thrive in an increasingly competitive market. Our value is in the connectivity across our industry sectors to advise clients across the full company and investment lifecycle. Our recent rankings and recognition also prove the unique expertise we bring to clients:

  • #2 Most Active Law Firm for both Global and U.S. Buyouts + Exits (MergerMarket)
  • Top 5 Most Active Law Firm for both Global + U.S. Private Equity deals (Pitchbook)
  • Recognised as a leading law firm for Private Investment Funds and Private Equity (Chambers UK and Europe)
  • #4 Most Active Law Firm for Global M&A Deals (Thomson Reuters)

Goodwin’s market expertise and long-standing industry relationships help manager and investor clients identify opportunities and craft solutions. Our team of 40 dedicated funds, tax, and regulatory lawyers work with clients across key industries, including technology, life sciences, private equity, private investment funds and real estate. We guide clients across complex transactions including new ventures, mergers and acquisitions, secondaries, co-investments, private investment funds, GP-led transactions including spin-outs, restructuring and liquidity transactions.

Whether you’re a global fund, emerging company, or a homegrown UK investment firm, we can help you navigate through the complete lifecycle of challenges associated with realising opportunities. Our private equity transactional team counsels on all areas of private equity and mergers and acquisitions, with a special emphasis on middle market private equity and growth and technology equity. We represent private equity sponsors, portfolio companies and senior management teams.

Goodwin’s London office provides a genuinely integrated offering across the real estate industry: from structuring real estate funds, products and vehicles, to the acquisition, financing, development and disposal of real estate assets through direct and indirect investments, as well as complex international hospitality and leisure transactions.

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