A cross-border Private Equity team advised clients Halo Technology and Inflexion Private Equity Partners, the majority shareholder of Halo Technology, on the $715 million sale of Halo Technology to Amphenol Corporation.

Halo Technology is a multinational corporation, headquartered in California, with operations in the US, UK, Europe, China, India and Brazil. It is the world's largest independent provider of optoelectronics, and develops and markets mission critical optical networking solutions including transceivers, multiplexers and high-speed cabling. Inflexion created Halo in 2017 following an investment in UK-based ProLabs in mid-2017 and its acquisition of AddOn Computer Peripherals in the US less than six months later.

Inflexion is a leading private equity investment firm based in London, England and specializing in small-to-mid-market investments (GBP 10m – GBP 300m). Since its establishment in 1999, Inflexion has backed 95 businesses across a wide variety of industries, spanning software to manufacturing. Inflexion currently has around GBP 5.4bn of assets under management.

The Goodwin team was led by Richard Lever and Stephen Lee, and included Christopher Edwab, Devin Spencer, Talea Stashin, Charles Elsom, Andy Barton, Andre Amorim, Chris JonesKelsey Lemaster, Garrett Gaughan, Joel Lehrer, Martha Koroshetz, Jackie Klosek, Flora Wang, Richard Matheny, Charles LiPaul Jin, Michael Casaburi, Nathan Brodeur, Neel Chatterjee, Ai Tajima, Cecelia Lockner, Michele Eason-Priest, Richard Hughes, Nadim IslamKevin Grumberg and Troy Root.

For additional details on the acquisition, please read the press release.