Debtwire’s recently released 2021 league tables have once again named Goodwin among the most active and successful law firms in the United States for middle market debt financings.
Goodwin was recognized as one of the top three legal advisors (by Volume) in the U.S. for representing borrowers and private equity sponsors in middle market loans and middle market private equity-backed loans. This recognition reflects Goodwin’s status as a go-to firm for middle market companies and investors, particularly on transactions that draw on the firm’s expertise across the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Technology sectors.
Goodwin’s Debt Finance practice consists of more than seventy-five lawyers focused on lending transactions, with significant experience in direct lending transactions, broadly syndicated facilities, asset-based lending, fintech financings, junior capital, venture debt, unitranche facilities, real estate finance, loan portfolio purchases, subscription secured facilities and PIK holdco financings. The practice is known for guiding clients through acquisition financings, as well as its versatility in handling transactions that range from venture financings for emerging companies to complex multi-tranche financings for sophisticated financial sponsors and public companies.
Goodwin’s standout rankings in Debtwire’s U.S. Middle Market Loans Legal Advisors’ League Table Report include (by Volume):
- #3 U.S. Middle Market Loans — Borrower’s Legal Counsel
- #3 U.S. Middle Market Private Equity Backed Loans — Borrower’s Legal Counsel
- #5 U.S. Middle Market Institutional Loans — Borrower’s Legal Counsel