Awards and Rankings December 04, 2018

Goodwin’s Asia Practice Ranked by Chambers and IFLR1000 for 2019

Chambers and IFLR1000 guides recognized Goodwin’s Asia practice and its lawyers in their 2019 Asia-Pacific guides.

Chambers named Goodwin to its India Corporate / M&A list, citing the firm as the “go-to-choice for many inbound venture capital and private equity clients, especially from the US market.” The guide noted that Goodwin is “highly active in the fast-growing areas of e-commerce, media, technology and life sciences.”

Hong Kong office chair Yash Rana was recognized in the same category, with the guide noting that he is  “well-regarded for handling private equity transactions and early-stage investments.” A client commented that Rana is “well versed on India venture capital transactions.” Separately, IFLR1000 named Rana a Notable Practitioner in its Hong Kong edition.

Chambers also recognized Hong Kong partner Douglas Freeman in its China Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment category. The guide commented on Freeman’s “long-standing experience in the private equity space acting on mid-cap buyout acquisitions and growth capital investments”, noting that “he also offers expertise on take-private transactions involving US-listed Chinese corporations.”

Goodwin’s Chambers and IFLR1000 rankings are available on the directories’ websites.