In The Press January 08, 2021

SPAC Spree Continues For Law Firm Quartet With $8.65 Billion SoFi Deal (Westlaw Today)

Goodwin advised online lending startup SoFi in deal to go public via a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp V, a blank-check acquisition company led by venture capital investor Chamath Palihapitiya. The Goodwin SPACs, Capital Markets, and Fintech teams represented SoFi, and were led by SPAC co-heads Jocelyn Arel and Daniel Espinoza and Tech and Life Sciences partner Ben Marsh. The team also includes Banking partner Samantha Kirby; fintech partner Kimberly Monty Holzel; Financial Industry partners Nick Losurdo and Brynn Peltz; Tax partner Dan Karelitz; Executive Compensation partner Andy Barton; Litigation partners Brooks Brown and Caroline Bullerjahn; and Insurance partner Carl Metzger. Read the Westlaw Today article here.