Press Release January 29, 2018

Goodwin Ranks Among the Top Issuer and Placement Agent Counsel for PIPE Transactions in 2017

Goodwin was ranked among the top active legal advisers to issuer and placement agents, based on total PIPE deal value announced in 2017.

The firm ranked highly in the following categories:

  • #2 Issuer Legal Counsel - by number of placements advised (29 placements, totaling $1,090,500,000)
  • #2 Placement Agent Legal Counsel - by number of placements advised (30 placements, totaling $817,600,000)
  • #2 Placement Agent Legal Counsel - by total dollars advised (30 placements, totaling $817,600,000)

“These rankings demonstrate the fact that both underwriters and issuers value Goodwin’s market-differentiating expertise in securities transactions for companies in the technology and life sciences arenas,” said Michael Maline, a partner in Goodwin's Technology and Life Sciences Group. “Goodwin’s lawyers provide our clients with the skill set and experience necessary to execute these transactions at the highest level.”

Lawyers in Goodwin’s Capital Markets, Private Equity, Life Sciences 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.

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