The firm’s Hong Kong office was highly recognized for its achievements in Private Equity and Investment Funds by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.
Legal 500 noted that Goodwin’s private equity team in Hong Kong now “has the critical mass to handle a significant volume of mandates for a wide array of local and global private equity sponsors” and that “the office is particularly accomplished in TMT and life sciences”.
Legal 500 also noted that Goodwin's private investment funds team in Hong Kong acts for Asian and global sponsors as well as start-ups on their most sophisticated fund structuring mandates and is a go-to practice for fundraisings targeted at investors worldwide. The team was also praised for their expertise which “spans a wide variety of asset classes, including buyout funds, real estate funds, mezzanine debt funds, hedge funds and infrastructure funds. India-related funds (particularly India-focused venture capital funds) are a notable sweet spot of the practice.”
Goodwin’s Hong Kong corporate practice focuses on private equity, merger and acquisition, venture capital, fund formation, capital market, joint venture and strategic transactions across a broad range of sectors. The firm has received numerous “Deals of the Year” awards from the China Business Law Journal, and is ranked for outstanding corporate and mergers and acquisitions expertise in India and China by Chambers Global.
Published annually, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 20 Asia Pacific jurisdictions.
A complete listing of Goodwin’s rankings is available online at The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.