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Goodwin

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Growing team that regularly acts for prominent global funds from its base in Hong Kong. Advises on all manner of private equity mandates, including pre-IPO investments, privatisations and divestments. Advice spans investments in the TMT, financial services, entertainment and biopharmaceutical sectors.

Strengths

"All attorneys I work with at Goodwin are extremely responsive to time-sensitive matters and help navigate complicated problems with a commercial mindset," avers a client.

Another interviewee appreciates the team's ability to provide "strong expertise and solid legal advice, balanced with commercial considerations."

Work highlights

Advised FountainVest on its joint acquisition with Primavera Capital of a 24.8% stake in Laobaixing Pharmacy Chain from EQT Partners.

Notable practitioners

An impressed client reports that Douglas Freeman "knows his business very well, is highly experienced and responsive, and gives great commercially sound insights and value-added advice." He advises a range of private equity firms, investment funds and asset managers on their cross-border acquisitions, exits, and private equity and venture capital investments.

Victor Chen advises funds on both domestic and cross-border investments and acquisitions. His recent activity includes advising clients on transactions in the gaming, retail, entertainment and emerging technology sectors.

Yash Rana receives praise from sources for his highly active practice and strong reputation in the private equity and venture capital space. He manages a varied caseload, advising on cross-border disposals, buyouts and venture capital investments in the financial services, technology and life sciences sectors.

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Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms) Department

Goodwin

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Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)


Douglas Freeman
Band 3
Victor Chen
Band 4
Yash A Rana
Band 4