Heidi Fitchett

Heidi McNally

Heidi McNally
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Heidi McNally is an associate in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences groups. Heidi advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters, with a focus on transactions in the life sciences, healthcare, and technology sectors. She has particular experience advising on private equity and venture capital investments/exits, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and reorganisations, as well as general corporate matters.


Heidi’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Material Impact and Dr. Martens on their investment as part of an $18 million financing round for ELeather, now rebranded as Gen Phoenix, a sustainable recycled leather manufacturer
  • Balderton Capital on its lead investment in London-based fintech company TreasurySpring’s £23 million Series B financing round
  • Felicis on its lead investment in the $27.5 million Series A financing round of Sona Technologies, a workforce management platform for frontline employees
  • SynAffix and its selling shareholders on its sale to Lonza. Under the terms of the sale and purchase agreement, Lonza have paid Synaffix’s shareholders an upfront payment of €100 million, with the potential for shareholders to receive an additional payment of up to €60 million contingent on financial performance
  • OKRA.ai on their acquisition by Envision Pharma Group (Envision)
  • Syndesi Therapeutics and its selling shareholders on Syndesi’s acquisition by AbbVie for up to $1 billion
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund GmbH, Novo Holdings A/S and Evotec SE on co-leading a £24 million Series A investment in Centauri Therapeutics Limited, an immunotherapy company focused on infectious diseases
  • Omega Funds on co-leading Artios Pharma Limited’s $153 million Series C financing
  • Nordic Capital on the EUR 2.143 billion sale of Itiviti, a leading provider of trading technology and services to financial institutions worldwide, to NYSE listed Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.*
  • Judges Scientific plc on the acquisition of Heath Scientific Company Ltd (trading as Thermal Hazard Technology), a manufacturer of scientific instruments*
  • ArchiMed on the acquisition of Direct Healthcare Group, a developer and manufacturer of innovative pressure care technologies, from NorthEdge Capital*
  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a leading US private equity firm focused primarily on technology and healthcare sectors, on the sale of its portfolio business AIM Software, a leading provider of data management solutions, to SimCorp, a Danish listed entity, for an enterprise value of €60 million*
  • One Equity Partners on the acquisition of the MERA group, a custom software development services provider*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Areas of Practice

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Heidi was an Associate at Dechert LLP.



Legal Practice Course2017

BPP Law School


Durham University



  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales