Awards and Rankings January 22, 2020

Goodwin Recognized for Excellence in Hong Kong by Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Goodwin’s Hong Kong office was highly recognized for its achievements in Private Equity, Investment Funds and Corporate (including M&A) by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020.

Legal 500 noted that Goodwin’s Hong Kong private equity team “excels at handling private equity/venture capital mandates within the TMT, life sciences and financial services (fintech) sectors,” where it is “able to leverage the firm's deep industry knowledge and transactional track-record.”

Legal 500 also noted that Goodwin’s private investment funds team in Hong Kong “handles investment funds across Asia and can rely on support from its network of offices, in particular its experienced partners in the UK and US.” The Hong Kong team was praised for being particularly adept at “cross-border fund formation, including private equity, venture capital, mezzanine/debt, infrastructure and real estate funds.”

Additionally, Legal 500 noted Goodwin’s Hong Kong corporate M&A team demonstrated the capacity to manage “a full spectrum of corporate and private equity transactions for a sizeable number of regional and international private equity and venture capital firms, as well as public and private companies, and investment banks.” The publication also highlighted the team’s “strong market knowledge” across “telecoms, media and entertainment, technology, life sciences and financial services.”

Published annually, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. The results are based on feedback from more than 300,000 clients throughout the region.

To see the full Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 rankings, please click here.