Richard Lever is a partner in Goodwin's private equity group. Mr. Lever focuses on complex domestic and cross border transactions. He represents private equity houses, financial institutions, corporates, founders and management teams in a wide range of corporate finance matters and private equity transactions, including leveraged buyouts, venture capital, minority investments, management incentive schemes and corporate restructurings. His work has included transactions in a variety of industry sectors including software technology, on-line services, healthcare, retail hospitality and leisure, industrial and business services. Mr. Lever also has experience with investment fund related M&A such as the sale of fund managers, the 'spin outs' of investment fund managers from banks and other institutions and the establishment of fund management vehicles.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2015, Mr. Lever was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin) where he co-led the corporate group.