Angus Simpson

Angus Simpson

Angus Simpson
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Angus Simpson is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law department and a member of its Private Equity group. Angus advises on a broad range of corporate matters, with a focus on private equity and private M&A transactions. His experience includes advising on private M&A acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, and advising private equity sponsors on mid-market buy-outs and investments.

Angus has a particular interest in the field of electronic signatures and its potential to revolutionize not only how companies do business, but also the way in which parties to M&A transactions execute their deals.

Angus is fluent in both English and Spanish, having spent time working professionally in Chile and Spain. He joined Goodwin in January 2019.


Advising Private Equity

  • Aurelius on the sale of the online pharmacy division of its portfolio company, LloydsPharmacy group, to Pharmacy2U Ltd
  • Accel-KKR on its investment in Ocuco, a leading provider of omnichannel software solutions to the global eyecare market
  • Alvarium on its combination with Cartesian Growth Corporation, Tiedemann Advisors, and TIG Advisors to form ALTi Global, Inc. in a deSPAC transaction creating a leading independent, global wealth and asset manager providing entrepreneurs, multi-generational families and institutions with fiduciary capabilities as well as alternative investment strategies and strategic advisory services
  • Kelso-backed J.S. Held on its acquisition of GPW, a UK-based market-leading risk & investigations firm
  • Creat-backed Tiancheng International
    • on the disposal of its majority stake in Bio Products Laboratory, a specialist in the development of rare disease products using fractionated blood plasma, to Permira
    • on its proposed €1.1 billion sale to Grifols of its indirect majority stake in Biotest, a specialist in innovative hematology and clinical immunology solutions
  • TA Associates
    • in a consortium with Stirling Square and Macquarie, on their recommended public offer to acquire Byggfakta, a provider of data, insights, and software solutions for the construction industry
    • on its minority investment in DOCUNordic, a leading provider of business intelligence and data analytics services within the construction, real estate, and healthcare markets in Scandinavia, Central Europe, and Iberia.
  • Mayfair Equity Partners
    • on its bolt-on acquisition of Colibri, a technology consultancy company with operations in the UK and Romania through its portfolio company, Nasstar
    • on the acquisition of the national business and asset of KCOM through its portfolio company, Nasstar
    • on its sale and reinvestment in Parcel2Go, the British parcel delivery comparison website
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners on its investment in RAW Charging, an electric vehicle charging system retailer, distributor, installer, and supplier of electric vehicle charging infrastructure
  • Bregal Milestone on its investment in Redstor, a category-leading data management and SaaS protection company headquartered in the UK
  • Behrman Capital on its investment in Orphan Reach Limited, a global, full-service Clinical Research Organisation specialised in clinical research related to rare diseases
  • Wavecrest Partners on its investment in Pole Star Space Applications Limited, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance software solutions to the maritime sector
  • FPE Capital on the sale of its majority stake in Sohonet, the leading provider of global connectivity, media services, and network security for the media and entertainment industry, to Lloyds Development Capital
  • Equality Asset Management on the acquisition of a majority stake in PCMI Corporation, a Chicago-based provider of administration software for the automotive, consumer, industrial warranty, and service management markets
  • LionRock Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clarks, a UK-based, international shoe manufacturer and retailer
  • Five Elms Capital on its Series A investment in Reachdesk Limited, a UK-based direct mail and corporate gifting software platform for B2B companies
  • A global private equity firm on a joint venture with its operating partner in relation to the recapitalization, re-development, and operation of a portfolio of hotels and resorts across Italy
  • Five Elms Capital on its investment in UD Group, a UK-based software business and creator of the market-leading UD platform, a SaaS solution allowing energy supplier and third-party energy brokers to interact and transact with each other and end-user businesses
  • BentallGreenOak on the EUR 1.2 billion sale of its portfolio of 42 premium logistics assets across four Western European jurisdictions (France, Spain, Italy and Netherlands) to PATRIZIA
  • G Square Private Equity on the acquisition of Dental Care Group, a clinical-led dentistry business
  • LetterOne on the £880 million sale of its portfolio of luxury student accommodation to iQ Student Accommodation for £870 million*
  • Rutland Partners on its investment in Total Rail Solutions, the UK-based specialists in providing on-track rail plant, POS services and project management support*
  • Elliot Advisers on its investment in Yobota Limited, the UK-based financial software development company, and Chetwood Financial Limited, the UK-based designer and manufacturer of digital products for financial services*
  • Inflexion on its investment in ProLabs, the UK-based independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers*
  • Primary Capital Partners on its investment in the Readypower Group, the UK-based rail equipment rental company*
  • Bridges Fund Management on its investment in Just Ask Estates Estate Services, the UK-based facilities management business*

Advising Corporates

  • Exclusive Networks on its investment in Nuaware, a UK-based specialized software distributor in DevOps, Cloud and Cloud Native technologies, and also in Ignition Technology, a leading distributor of SaaS security products in the UK, Nordics and Benelux regions. Exclusive Networks are ultimately owned by funds managed by Permira
  • Amcor plc on the completion of its sale of 100% of the equity in Bemis Healthcare Packaging Limited, Bemis Healthcare Packaging Ireland Limited and Bemis Elsham Limited, to Kohlberg & Company for approximately US$400 million
  • Chemtura Corporation on the $1 billion divestment of its agrochemical business*
  • TH Real Estate on the sale of The Peak commercial real estate in Victoria for £145 million*
  • B/E Aerospace on a $1 billion multi-jurisdiction reorganisation of its group of companies*
  • G4S plc on a series of disposals of cash and storage solutions businesses in Latin America*
  • The Gym Group plc on its £21 million acquisition of 18 Lifestyle Fitness clubs from Competition Line (UK) Ltd*

Advising Management Teams

  • Founders and Management of TLC Worldwide, a global market leader in tech-enabled, experience-based reward campaigns and loyalty programmes, on their reinvestment alongside bd-capital
  • Management of Learnlight, the Madrid-based training and consultancy solutions in relation to the investment made by Beech Tree Private Equity*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.




The College of Law, London Moorgate


The University of Bristol



  • England & Wales