The Legal 500 UK Awards have selected Goodwin as the Investment Fund Formation and Management Firm of the Year for 2020, marking the second time in three years that the firm has been selected for this honor. The annual awards recognize the best in-house, private practice teams and individuals over the past year, and are based on more than 70,000 interviews with leading clients, lawyers and legal market experts in the UK.
Goodwin’s versatile and experienced funds practice covers the full range of private investment funds, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, infrastructure funds, debt funds, impact and responsible investing funds, emerging market funds, hedge funds and listed funds. The team is also well-versed in large-scale GP led liquidity events, fund restructurings, separate managed accounts, secondaries, co-investment pools, hybrid funds, and complex incentive arrangements.
The size of Goodwin’s funds practice has more than doubled since 2017. This growth has made Goodwin one of the largest teams of specialist investment fund formation lawyers in Europe, comprising more than 50 lawyers handling over €66 billion in fund formation mandates across all European sectors, including but not limited to France, London and Luxembourg.
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