Peter Hanoian

Peter G. Hanoian

Peter G. Hanoian
+1 617 570 3965

Peter Hanoian, a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity investments, strategic transactions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. 

Peter also  advises management teams and operating executives in sale transactions, as well as search fund entrepreneurs throughout the life cycle of their search fund, including formation, acquisition, governance and investment exit.

Peter concentrates his practice on transactions in the healthcare services and advanced manufacturing sectors, and has significant experience in the payments, consumer, business services, technology, and professional sports industries.


Peter’s recent experience includes representing leading private equity and investment firms and their portfolio companies, such as Webster Equity Partners, InTandem Capital Partners, Great Hill Partners, Tinicum Incorporated, TA Associates, and Sixth Street Growth, among others. 

Professional Activities

Peter is a member of the working group of the American Bar Association Committee on M&A Market Trends that produces the Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study, a widely-cited resource on current M&A deal terms.

Peter also serves as outside counsel to Adolescent Health Champions, a non-profit public health peer education non-governmental organization, and is active in Goodwin’s Neighborhood Business Initiative, a firm project that provides pro bono legal services to low income businesses in Boston and New York.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2012, Peter was a senior associate in the Boston assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers and is registered as a Certified Public Accountant.




Northwestern University School of Law

(cum laude)

Master of Science2007

Boston College Carroll School of Management


Providence College

(magna cum laude)



  • Massachusetts