Michael Miranda

Michael Miranda

Michael Miranda
+44 (0)20 7447 4255

Michael Miranda, a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, focuses his practice on complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Michael represents private equity houses, financial institutions, private companies, founders, and management teams in a wide range of corporate finance matters and private equity transactions, including leveraged buyouts, venture capital, minority investments, management incentive schemes, and corporate restructurings. His work has included transactions in a variety of industries, including the financial services, software technology, on-line services, healthcare, retail, industrial, and business services. 

Representative Matters

  • Founder of Aerotechnics, a civil aircraft maintenance business, on the majority investment by Graphite Capital
  • Founder and management of Explore Learning, a leading provider of private after-school tuition in the UK, on the majority investment by Graphite Capital*
  • Management, on the sale of Phase Eight, the women’s clothing retailer, to Towerbrook Capital Partners*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

  • Mitratech Holdings,
    • on its acquisition of ClusterSeven, creating an industry-first data privacy and information governance suite
    • on its acquisition of CMO Software, a provider of governance risk and compliance software
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation, on its acquisition of LPW Technology, a leading UK based developer and supplier of metal powder solutions in the additive manufacturing sector 
  • Eventbrite, the leading ticketing and event technology platform, on its acquisition of Ticketscript, one of Europe’s largest self-service ticketing providers
  • First Names, a global trust and corporate services provider, on its acquisitions of Temmes Management Services, Mercator Trust and Seymour Trust*
  • JTC Group, an offshore trust services business, on its acquisition of Kleinwort Bensen’s Fund Administration business in the Channel Islands and South Africa*
  • Skrill, the global online payments business, on its acquisition of paysafecard.com, a provider of prepaid vouchers that enable consumers to shop online*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

  • Canopy Growth on its sale of This Works, a sleep, skincare and wellness brand, to Inspirit Capital
  • Bregal Sagemount,
    • on its significant growth equity investment in Bradford Airport Logistics, a leading provider of advanced logistics services to airports and other transportation hubs through its proprietary CRDC model
    • on its growth equity investment in Enhesa, a leading global provider of regulatory and sustainability intelligence
    • on its sale of Options Technology, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector
  • Bregal Milestone,
    • on its investment in CUBE, an automated regulatory intelligence provider
    • on its investment in Redstor, a category-leading data management and SaaS protection company headquartered in the UK
    • on its investment in Basware, a global source-to-pay software provider listed on Nasdaq Helsinki
    • on its investment in ePassi, a provider of B2B payments based in Finland and Sweden
    • on its investment in Epipoli, a leading provider of gift cards and customer engagement services in Italy
    • on its investment in Arkphire, the IT solutions provider based in Ireland and the UK
  • Graphite Capital,
    • on its £428 million sale of U-POL, an automotive repair and refinishing products provider, to Axalta Coating Systems
    • on its sale of Park Holidays, the UK holiday park business, to Caledonia Investments*
    • on its sale of Kurt Geiger, the luxury shoe retailer*
    • on its acquisition of U-Pol, an automotive refinish products provider*
  • Wavecrest Growth Partners,
    • on its investment in HICX, a supplier experience management provider
    • along with co-investor Abry Partners, on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Pole Star Space Applications, a SaaS provider of regulatory and compliance maritime technology servicing a range of financial institutions, governments and shipping companies
  • G Square Healthcare Private Equity,
    • on its acquisition of Dental Care Group, a clinical-led dentistry business
    • on its acquisition of the Keys Group, a private care and education provider for children and young people in the UK
  • Partners Group, on its acquisition of Key Retirement Group, a UK-based retirement and financial planning specialist, from Phoenix Equity Partners
  • JMI Equity,
    • on its investment in CoreHR, an Irish technology business that provides cloud-based human capital management and payroll software
    • on its investment in Avecto, a UK software company specialising in endpoint security
  • Risk Capital, ICG Enterprise Trust and management on the sale of The Laine Pub Company, a UK pubs, bars and brewery business, to Vine Acquisitions, backed by Patron Capital and May Capital
  • Inflexion Private Equity, on its acquisition of Royal & Sun Alliance‘s engineering inspection and consultancy division (now British Engineering Services)*
  • CBPE Capital, on its investment in ARGC, one of the world’s most successful IVF clinics*
  • ECI Partners, on its acquisition of Citation, a leading provider of HR and employment law, health & safety, and ISO services to UK businesses*
  • A global asset management company, on its acquisition of Georg Jensen, the Danish luxury retailer*
  • LeapFrog Investments, on its investment in WorldRemit, the international money transfer business

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Michael was a managing associate in the London office of King & Wood Mallesons.



Legal Practice Course2007

BPP Law School

Graduate Diploma in Law2006

BPP Law School


University of Oxford



  • England & Wales