Press Release January 30, 2017

Goodwin Ranked Among Top Placement Agent Counsel For PIPE Transactions in 2016

Goodwin was ranked among the top active legal advisers to placement agents, based on total PIPE deal value announced in 2016. The firm advised on 24 transactions for an aggregate value of $595.5 million, placing it second in transaction count and third in total amount advised.

Lawyers in Goodwin’s Capital Markets, Private Equity and Technology practices represent a broad range of issuers, investors, underwriters and placement agents in PIPE transactions and provide ongoing advice to clients as they access the capital markets to expand business, provide owner liquidity and achieve long-term business objectives.

“Underwriters value Goodwin’s market-differentiating expertise in technology and life sciences and related disciplines like regulatory and intellectual property law,” said Michael Maline, a partner in Goodwin's Technology and Life Sciences Group. “Goodwin’s lawyers provide our clients with the skill set needed to execute these transactions at the highest level.”

PlacementTracker, a flagship product of Sagient Research Systems, provides research and database solutions to investment managers, banks, public corporations, law firms and financial companies worldwide. The League Tables contain rankings for all deal participants active in the marketplace. View the full rankings.