Goodwin beefs up PE practice with new hire

Law firm Goodwin has named Daniel Lindsey as a partner in its private equity practice. Lindsey will be based in Hong Kong.


HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Daniel Lindsey has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as partner in its Private Equity practice.

Lindsey has extensive experience on a variety of debt finance transactions across Asia and Europe acting for borrowers, lenders, financial advisers and special committees, with a particular focus on private equity driven, cross-border leveraged finance transactions with public and private company targets. His experience also extends to margin loans, minority ‘back leverage’ financings, mezzanine financings, fund-level financings, syndicated facilities and loan restructurings.

“Daniel joins Goodwin as we continue to strengthen our Asia offering by providing comprehensive transactional advice to our clients, mainly private equity firms and technology, media and life sciences companies,” said Yash Rana, Chair of Goodwin’s Hong Kong office. “A leveraged finance lawyer of the first order, Daniel brings his substantial experience in the private equity space to Goodwin’s clients across Hong Kong and the broader Asia region. We are thrilled to welcome him to the firm.”

Lindsey graduated from The University of Law, London Moorgate with distinction. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree (Class Two Division One Honors in Law) from the University of Sheffield. Lindsey is admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales and as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong.

He can be reached at and +852.3658.5331.
Lindsey’s appointment follows the arrival in Goodwin’s Hong Kong office of private equity partners Bosco Yiu, and Douglas Freeman and Victor Chen, and the relocation from the London office of private investment funds partner Greg Barclay.

Goodwin’s Hong Kong corporate practice focuses on private equity, merger and acquisition, venture capital, fund formation, capital market, joint venture and strategic transactions across a broad range of sectors. The firm has received numerous “Deals of the Year” awards from the China Business Law Journal, and is ranked for outstanding corporate and mergers and acquisitions expertise in India and China by Chambers Global.

The firm’s internationally recognized Private Equity practice focuses on buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity investments, and portfolio company transactions in the United States and internationally with a leading position in the U.S. middle markets and growth equity. With a team of more than 200 lawyers, the practice covers the full life cycle of clients’ investments – from fund formations to exits and everything in between.

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