Andrew D. Kimball

Andrew D. Kimball
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4397
Andrew Kimball is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity practice and is based in Washington, D.C. He advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on a wide variety of complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating acquisitions and divestitures, minority investments, leveraged buyouts and financial restructurings. Mr. Kimball is experienced in a wide variety of industries, including consumer products, telecommunications, and health care adjacent sectors.


Select Acquisitions, Divestitures and Equity Investments

  • ABRY Partners in its platform acquisition of SambaSafety*
  • Apax Partners in the add-on acquisition of Effective Health Systems, add-on acquisition of REC Global to GlobalLogic and sale of a significant minority interest of GlobalLogic to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board*
  • Avista Capital Partners in its $1.4 billion sale of Armored AutoGroup to Spectrum Brand Holdings, Inc.*
  • Avista Capital Partners and its portfolio company WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone in numerous transactions including the sale of its South Dakota and Kansas systems, sale of its Chicago fiber network to Verizon, acquisition of NuLink, and initial public offering*
  • Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings in connection with its acquisition of a minority interest in BC Partners and New Mountain Capital*
  • Intelsat in its $400 million acquisition of the Commercial Aviation Business of Gogo*
  • L Catterton and its portfolio company Ainsworth Pet Nutrition in various transactions including its acquisition of Triple-T Foods and $1.9 billion sale to The J.M. Smucker Company*
  • L Catterton and its portfolio company Airxcel in its joint venture with Dometic Group AB and $750 million sale of the RV Group business to Thor Industries*
  • Nordic Capital in its acquisition of Orchid Orthopedic Solutions*
  • Palladium Equity Partners in its acquisition of Goodwest Industries*
  • Scripps family in the acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNI) by Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA; DISCB; DISCK), and acquisition of Ion Media Networks Inc.*
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Arctic Glacier from H.I.G. Capital*
  • TPG Capital and Kadiant in partnerships with Kids Overcoming, Central Valley Autism Project and other autism services providers*
  • TPG Growth in its platform acquisition of Medical Solutions, add-on acquisition of Professional Placement Resources, add-on acquisition of C&A Industries and exit sale to funds advised by Centerbridge and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec*
  • TZP Group in its acquisition of Kingsbridge*
  • Vestar Capital in its add-on acquisition of DynaTrap, acquisition of PetHonesty, and pending combination of Information Resources, Inc. with The NPD Group*
  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in its sale of Alert Logic to Help/Systems*

Restructuring and Related Strategic Matters

  • Intelsat S.A. and certain of its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Intelsat had approximately $14.7 billion in funded debt as of its chapter 11 filing and operates the world’s largest satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure*
  • Sagard Capital in its joint $575 million acquisition of the distressed assets of Performance Sports Group Ltd. (PSG) in connection with PSG’s creditor protection proceedings in Ontario, Canada and chapter 11 filing in the United States*
  • Tenet Healthcare in connection with the acquisition of certain assets of Neighbors Health LLC in a court-supervised section 363 sale process*
  • TPG Capital and Leonard Green and Partners in the out-of-court deleveraging transaction of Savers, LLC and its affiliates*


  • Avis Budget Group and Community Health Systems in numerous notes offerings*
  • Initial public offerings of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (Nasdaq: PAHC) and Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRPT)*
  • Preferred equity offering of Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB)*
  • Activist investor Bill Ackman’s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management in its partnership with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. to make an approximately $54 billion unsolicited takeover bid for Allergan, Inc.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Kimball was a partner with Kirkland & Ellis in New York. Previously, he was a Director of Domain Operations for Datran Media and a Business Consultant with Applied Predictive Technologies.




Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Masters of Business Admin2013

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

BAFinancial Economics; Mathematics Minor2006

University of Virginia



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