Josie Liao is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group. Ms. Liao specializes in fund formation and has acted for a wide range of fund managers on their fund structuring and fundraising, co-investment and carried-interest arrangements, and secondary transactions. She has also acted for investors in relation to their fund investments and has extensive experience in investor negotiation.

Ms. Liao has worked on a number of fundraisings for European buyout funds, real estate funds, debt funds and emerging market funds.

Ms. Liao is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Experience

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工作经历

Ms. Liao’s private investment funds experience includes:

  • Acting for UBS Switzerland AG’s Wealth Management platform in relation to its feeder funds and funds of funds.
  • Working as the project manager, and acting as “in-house” lead counsel* (and external legal counsel post-secondment) on the establishment of a hybrid fund, UBS Oncology Impact Fund, one of the largest social impact life science investment funds.*
  • Acting for Investec Asset Management on raising private equity funds and funds of different asset classes in sub Saharan Africa.*
  • Acting for Brockton Capital on its third real estate €1 billion fund, an opportunity fund to invest predominantly in UK real estate.*
  • Acting as one of the lead associates for Triton on raising its €3.3 billion fourth buyout fund.*
  • Acting for Triton on the fundraising for its €500 million debt fund.*
  • Acting for Lloyds Banking Group on its secondaries transactions, including the sale of its portfolios consisting of interests in over 65 private equity funds to a fund managed and operated by a subsidiary of the group and financed by a leading global secondary investor.*
  • Acting for Stratus Capital Partners on raising its first emerging market buyout fund.* 
  • Acting for a Jersey-based fund manager on its special situations fund investing in private deeply undervalued and underperforming listed European companies and its bespoke co-investment platform with a U.S. family office.*
  • Acting for a Middle East-based fund manager on its carried interest allocations and arrangements.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Liao was a managing associate in the International Funds Group of King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin). She was also on a six-month secondment to UBS’ Global Asset Management team in their London office in 2015.

Credentials

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专业资格

Education

Legal Practice Course
Cardiff University
GDL
BPP Law School
Masters Degree in International Business Law
Warwick University
Bachelors of Law
Jinan University

Admissions

Bar

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Languages

Sprachen

语言

Mandarin
Cantonese
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