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Goodwin
38/F Edinburgh Tower
The Landmark
CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Investment funds Tier 3

Goodwin focuses on in private equity funds, venture capital funds, and real estate and infrastructure funds. The firm’s global presence allows it to handle complex cross-border fund formation matters. Gregory Barclay heads the team and is adept at handling the structuring and establishment of international private investment funds. Barclay deals with investment-related matters across alternative asset classes, such as joint ventures, co-investment deals, segregated accounts, investment management appointments and secondaries transactions.

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Key clients

500 Startups

A91 Partners

AEW Capital Management

Alpine Capital

Caldera Pacific

Catalys Pacific

Cinda International Investment Holdings

Convergent Finance

Drum Tower Ventures

DSG Consumer Partners

Equis

Falcon Edge Capital

FountainVest

Global Hospitality Investment Group

Goat Capital

Hillhouse Capital

Ion Pacific

Inventus

Iron Pillar

Iterative Capital

Kalaari

Korea Investment Corporation

LGT Partners

Lightbox Management

LionRock

M7 Asia

Nexus

Partners Group

Quilvest

Qumra Capital

SBCVC

Sequoia

Tano Capital

Tybourne Capital Management

WaterBridge Ventures

Corporate (including M&A) Tier 4

The corporate M&A and private equity team at Goodwin focuses on the TMT, life sciences, financial services, business service and real estate sectors. It is experienced in M&A, financing transactions, leveraged buyouts, stock and asset sales and joint ventures. Head of practice Douglas Freeman  focuses on advising public and private companies, private equity firms and investment banking firms on M&A, public offerings and other corporate transactions. Yash Rana  jointly heads the team.

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BeiGene

China Silver Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Coatue Management

DST Global

Duff & Phelps

Falcon Edge Capital

FountainVest Partners (Asia) Limited

Hillhouse Capital Management

Houlihan Lokey

Horizons Ventures

IHS Markit

LionRock Capital

LGT Capital Partners

Lone Pine Capital

PAG

Softbank Vision Fund

Speedcast

TA Associates

Tybourne Capital Management

ZQ Capital

Private equity Tier 4

Co-headed by Yash Rana and Douglas FreemanGoodwin has a core focus on handling transactions within the "new economy", with expertise on behalf of both investors and investees, from early-stage financings through to trade sales or IPO exits. Although the team is perhaps best known for its venture capital style work, it also handles broader M&A/private equity matters, often working alongside colleagues from its expanding international presence, including on take-private mandates, leveraged buyouts, bolt-on acquisitions, and PIPEs.

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Testimonials

‘The firm has expertise across the investment life cycle, from early-stage to growth equity to leveraged buyouts.’

‘Abhishek Krishnan is an outstanding attorney and is incredibly knowledgeable, efficient, commercial, and responsive.’

Key clients

BeiGene

China Silver Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Coatue Management

DST Global

Duff & Phelps

Falcon Edge Capital

FountainVest Partners (Asia) Limited

Hillhouse Capital Management

Houlihan Lokey

Horizons Ventures

IHS Markit

LionRock Capital

LGT Capital Partners

Lone Pine Capital

PAG

Softbank Vision Fund

Speedcast

TA Associates

Tybourne Capital Management

ZQ Capital

The firm: Goodwin’s 1,000 plus lawyers across the United States, Europe, and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation, and world-class advisory services in the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries. The firm’s unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and the investors in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets Goodwin apart. To learn more, visit www.goodwinlaw.com and follow Goodwin on Twitter (@goodwinlaw), LinkedIn (@goodwinlaw), Facebook (@join_goodwin), and Instagram (@join_goodwin).

Main areas of practice: Complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world class advisory services in the financial, private equity, real estate, technology and life sciences industries.

Complex transactions: A sophisticated, versatile team of transactional lawyers provides broad market perspective, serves as a business partner on strategic transactions, and advises clients on structuring and developing new and innovative products and services. Areas of expertise include buyouts and acquisitions, capital markets, debt finance, financial restructuring, growth equity, impact and responsible investing, mergers and acquisitions, new company formation, private investment funds, REITs and real estate mergers and acquisitions, search funds, tax, and venture capital.

World-class advisory services: Experienced regulatory lawyers, including many former high-ranking government officials and regulators, guide clients through the complex conundrum of government regulations with insight and ingenuity – always with an eye toward maximizing business opportunities while minimizing risk. Areas of expertise include antitrust and competition,
banking, environmental, ERISA and executive compensation, FDA, FinTech, global trade, investment management, labor and employment, and privacy and cybersecurity.

High-stakes litigation: Goodwin litigators provide cost-effective, results-oriented representation in high-profile matters across the United States. The firm employs a holistic, cross-disciplinary approach, helping clients settle disputes, mitigate risk, defend their interests, and, in most cases, avoid trial altogether. Areas of expertise include appellate, business and commercial, government investigations and enforcement, environmental, financial industry, intellectual property, labor and employment, privacy and cybersecurity, products liability and mass torts, securities, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, and white collar defense.

Hong Kong: Goodwin’s Asia practice, based in Hong Kong, covers a broad range of corporate transactions in China, India and across Asia, advising on matters of Indian, United States and Hong Kong law. Practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic transactions, private equity, venture capital, securities and capital markets, fund formation, investigations, and dispute resolution.

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Hong Kong Yash A. Rana yrana@goodwinlaw.com +852 3658 5353
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