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The investment management industry is expected to continue to experience a rapid pace of change in the coming years. The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors.
Our lawyers represent early through to late stage investors and companies, as well as lenders and financial institutions, covering the full life cycle of their investments and financings from acquisition to exit.Our team of multilingual lawyers, qualified in the PRC, Hong Kong, and the U.S., offers skilled cross-border legal advice within a broad range of sectors and practice areas.
We have extensive experience in a broad range of sectors including technology, software, healthcare, fintech, financial services and consumer products.
We have helped 104 entrepreneurs form search funds and close on fundraising rounds, and we have advised on nearly $300 million worth of acquisitions and exits. The most successful venture capital investors stay ahead of the curve. We combine deep industry knowledge with broad technical expertise across all equity and debt securities and alternative investment structures. Publication Date: 2015 The 2015 Edition of the Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Private Equity, part of the Vault Law 100 Series, highlights the strongest firms in this practice area as determined by associates at peer firms.This year, Vault released a variety of law firm rankings based on a survey of nearly 17,000 law firm associates. A pioneer of the new era of private equity investment in the legal profession has said that financiers are losing interest in the market.Colum Smith (pictured), chief executive of southern England firm McMillan Williams, said other professions and sectors such as IT are now more attractive to commercial investors.His firm sold a 26% share of its equity to Business Growth Fund, an investor with stakes in 70 small and medium-sized companies, in March for an estimated £5m.Private equity investment in law firms was made possible by the Legal Services Act, but McMillan Williams remains one of just a handful to take that route.‘I am stunned anyone has invested in a law firm,’ Smith told the NatWest legal conference in London last week.‘There are much better things to do with your money.
A powerhouse in restructuring, M&A, private equity, and litigation, Weil, Gotshal & Manges has long been one of the world’s leading law firms. Funds are formed and managed by private equity firms who in turn invest the capital of those funds into private companies (whose securities are not publicly traded on a stock exchange) by way of the acquisition of existing issued securities or the subscription of newly issued securities.
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And with the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, we have a team that is equally proficient in advising the innovators and the investors across the private equity, technology, healthcare and life sciences sectors.
Companies engaged in mergers and acquisitions face a host of regulatory hurdles, market challenges, shareholder obligations and tax considerations among others. As these extraordinary challenges for the industry continue, Goodwin is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive and innovative solutions as market participants prepare for these changes, and our team can help clients capitalize on new opportunities and navigate the growing marketplace challenges.
McDermott Will & Emery chairman Ira Coleman tends to tell it like he sees it. With the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, we partner with our clients and embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a lasting impact. Having worked together for a number of years, our team has now been supplemented by dedicated high profile PE and leveraged finance lawyers in our Frankfurt office, enabling us to provide high quality services across jurisdictions and disciplines to international as well as domestic financial investors and financing parties.More broadly, Goodwin has assembled a global team that we believe is unique in BigLaw – a team that is equally proficient in advising the innovators and the investors across the private equity, technology, healthcare and life sciences sectors. Client relations professionals are bringing them back together. April 23, 1940 - February 11, 2020GREENBAUM ROWE SMITH & DAVIS LLP pleased to announce that Judah Skoff has joined the firm as a partner in their Litigation DepartmentZIEGLER ZEMSKY & RESNICK proudly welcomes Kristli L. Terranova, ESQ.
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Brick and mortar financial institutions are facing new disruptive competitors in everything ranging from mobile and peer-to-peer payments to online banking and lending. The most successful venture capital investors stay ahead of the curve. Goodwin’s industry-leading Growth Equity Practice provides innovative, insightful guidance across the private equity, technology, healthcare and life sciences sectors, and covers the full spectrum of investments. Our comprehensive Hong Kong corporate practice is focused on Our comprehensive China practice is focused on capital markets and securities (U.S. listings, GEM and H-shares or capital raisings), mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic transactions, private equity, venture capital, fund formation, hospitality and real estate, and regulatory compliance. With the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, we partner with our clients and embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a lasting impact. We have one of the most active capital markets and public company practices in the United States, serving as outside counsel to public companies in a range of industries and who are listed on both U.S. and non-U.S. exchanges. We understand the challenges of securing funding, safeguarding intellectual property, establishing partnerships, bringing new products to market, opening up new revenue streams, and protecting existing product lines.