Stan Shishkin

Stanislav Shishkin

Stanislav Shishkin
+44 (0)20 7447 4264

Stanislav Shishkin is counsel in the firm’s Private Equity group. Stanislav deals with all aspects of corporate law matters, with a particular focus on private equity transactions. His experience includes advising on management buy-outs (acting for private equity investors and management teams), venture capital investments, bolt-on acquisitions, group reorganizations, and secondary transactions. He joined Goodwin in 2015.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Stanislav was an associate in the London office of King & Wood Mallesons LLP (formerly known as SJ Berwin LLP).


Stanislav’s representative matters include:

Representative Matters

  • Management of Standard Brands, a leading global manufacturer of premium ignition products, on the sale and re-investment of sale proceeds in respect of the acquisition of the company by SHS Group
  • Management team of Survitec, a global leader in survival and safety solutions, on the sale and re-investment of sale proceeds in respect of the acquisition of the company by Onex Corporation from Warburg Pincus*
  • Management team of Education Personnel, the leader in the education recruitment and supply market in the UK, on the sale and re-investment of sale proceeds in respect of the acquisition of the company by Intermediate Capital Group from Graphite Capital*

* Denotes experience prior to Goodwin

  • NEXT Investors on its Series A investment in Hentsu, a hedge fund and asset management technology specialist
  • LeapFrog Investments on its Series C investment in WorldRemit, a leading digital money transfer service
  • Virtuosys on its Series A financing round

  • Envato, a leading online platform for creative assets and tools, on its agreement to sell its entire issued share capital to Shutterstock
  • Pixo, provider of industry-leading virtual production and visual effects, on its sale to Sony. Pixo is a portfolio company of Mayfair Equity Partners
  • Exclusive Networks in its acquisition of Ignition Technology Ltd, a leading distributor of SaaS security products in the UK, Nordics and Benelux regions. Exclusive Networks are ultimately owned by funds managed by Permira
  • Parcel2Go and its shareholders on its agreement with EQT Private Equity in which EQT will acquire a majority stake in Parcel2Go. Parcel2Go has grown to be the category leader, providing marketplace services to all major UK carriers, offering collection and delivery services throughout the UK, Europe, and countries across the world
  • iPipeline on its acquisition of TCP LifeSystems, a specialist in insurance software systems, from company founders
  • Amplify Snack Brands
    • on its acquisition of Tyrrells Crisps, a manufacturer of potato and vegetable crisps, from a global asset management company
    • on the subsequent sale of Tyrrells Crisps to KP Snacks

  • Mayfair Equity Partners
    • on its acquisition of TrustedHousesitters, a category-defining, subscription-based pet-sitting and travel community, from Rockpool Investments
    • on its sale of Talon Outdoor, provider of marketing and outdoor advertising services, to Equistone Partners Europe
    • on its investment in LoopMe, developer of a brand advertising mobile platform
    • on its investment in Tangle Teezer, a global haircare brand, valuing the company at more than £70 million
    • on its sale of SuperAwesome, developer of tools to create safer digital experiences for younger audiences, to Epic Games
  • Frazier Healthcare Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners, acting through their portfolio company CSafe Globalon the acquisition of Softbox Systems, an international provider of temperature control packaging to the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Softbox supplies Pfizer with the ultra-low temperature controlled parcel shipper required in the distribution of its COVID-19 vaccines
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of Pulsant, a nationwide provider of data centre and cloud infrastructure in the UK
  • Graphite Capital
    • on its acquisition of Storal Learning, one of the highest-quality nursery operators in the UK
    • on its acquisition of Opus Talent Solutions, an international recruitment business specialising in the technology and renewable energy markets
    • on its £428 million sale of U-POL, an automotive repair and refinishing products provider, to Axalta Coating Systems
    • on the sale of Aktrion, a specialist in the provision of manufacturing support services, to Servest
    • on the sale of Standard Brands, a leading global manufacturer of premium ignition products, to SHS Group
  • ECI Partners
    • on its sale of 4Ways, a leading UK tele-diagnostic company, to Evidia, a leading radiology and radiotherapy services provider backed by EQT Infrastructure
    • acting through ECI 11 LP, on the acquisition of Avantia Insurance, a virtual home and property insurance provider trading as ‘HomeProtect’
    • on its acquisition of Travel Chapter, a leading marketing platform for holiday lettings in the U.K., from Phoenix Equity Partners
    • on its acquisition of 4ways, a leading provider of telediagnostics services, from Synova Capital
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its investment in Prime Global Medical Communications Ltd. in partnership with its founder and management team
  • AURELIUS on its acquisition of GKN Wheels & Structures, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway wheels
  • Inflexion on its investment in Mycom OSI, a market leading provider of service assurance software
  • TA Associates
    • on its sale of 10bis, a leading online food marketplace based in Israel, to
    • on its acquisition of ITRS Group, a provider of real-time monitoring and analytics software to the financial services sector, from The Carlyle Group
    • on the English law aspects of its investment in Russell Investments, a diversified global asset manager that offers investment products and advice to institutional investors, financial advisors and individual investors
  • G Square Healthcare Private Equity
    • on its investment in Pharmacy2U, the U.K.’s largest online pharmacy business
    • on its investment in Keys Group, an innovative care and education provider for children and young people in the U.K. and Ireland
    • on its investment in Tracscare (now Accomplish Group), a provider of residential care for people with mental health problems, brain injuries, learning disabilities and autism*  
  • Partners Group
    • and its portfolio company Emeria Group, on the acquisition of Chestertons UK, one of London’s largest and oldest estate agents
    • on the acquisition of Key Retirement Group, a U.K.-based retirement and financial planning specialist, from Phoenix Equity Partners
  • Frazier Healthcare Partners on the English law aspects of its disposal of PCI Pharma Services, a leading provider of outsourced pharmaceutical services, to Partners Group
  • 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
  • Intermediate Capital Group a on the sale of portfolio of 44 mezzanine and equity assets to a new fund*

* Denotes experience prior to Goodwin




University College London

Legal Practice Course2009

The College of Law, London Moorgate


The University of Essex



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