Chris Wilson is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group. His practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in mergers and acquisitions, growth equity and venture capital investments, and general corporate matters. Mr. Wilson also specializes in representing financial institutions and asset managers in various transactional matters.




Mr. Wilson’s recent transactional experience includes representing:

  • TA Associates, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the investment by TA Associates in SkinnyPop Popcorn, LLC
    • the sale of Dymatize Enterprises, LLC to consumer goods company Post Holdings, Inc. for $380 million
    • the sale of K2 Advisors Holdings LLC to Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN)
  • Nova Capital Management Limited, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the acquisition by Nova Capital Management Limited of five U.S. industrial businesses from Latshaw Enterprises, Inc.
    • the sale of Rollease Holdings, Inc. to Shoreview Industries
    • the sale of Anderson & Forrester, LLC to M&N Acquisitions Co., LLC
    • the sale of Coast Wire & Plastic Tech, LLC to Alpha Wire
  • Goldman Sachs and its affiliated investment funds in connection with growth equity investments in:
    • Applied Predictive Technologies, a cloud-based predictive analytics software company
    • AnchorFree, a software company that provides virtual private networks (VPN) for secure web browsing
    • Infusionsoft, a provider or sales and marketing automation software for small businesses
  • Financial institutions and asset managers in connection with:
    • the acquisition by Boston Private Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Boston Private Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: BPFH), of wealth manager Banyan Partners, LLC
    • the sale of SouthernSun Asset Management to Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG)
    • the sale of K2 Advisors Holdings LLC to Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN)
Professional Activities

Mr. Wilson is certified as an anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS). He is a member of the Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Boston and the Notre Dame Club of Boston.

Professional Experience

Previously, Mr. Wilson developed anti-money laundering products and seminars for Alert Global Media and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.


While attending law school, Mr. Wilson was an executive editor for the Journal of Legislation. He has been recognized by The National Law Journal as a Mergers & Acquisitions Trailblazer and by The M&A Advisor as an Emerging Leader.

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J.D., 2008
University of Notre Dame

(cum laude)

B.A., 2004
University of Miami

(with honors; valedictorian finalist)



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