Anne Stroude

Anne Stroude

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Anne Stroude
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Anne Stroude is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. Anne advises on a range of private equity transactions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private capital investments, and management equity plans. Anne has experience across a variety of industries, including software, technology, healthcare, insurance, and infrastructure.


Anne’s representative experience includes:

  • TA Associates together with Warburg Pincus on their investment in Epassi, a leading digital payments provider for employee benefits
  • TA Associates together with Warburg Pincus, alongside the Epassi Group, on their agreement to acquire the Exercite Group, a leading B2B fitness platform providing employee health and fitness benefit solutions to corporate customers
  • Forterro, a portfolio company of Partners Group
    • on its bolt-on acquisition of Proffix Software, a Swiss software provider offering integrated ERP solutions to multiple sectors
    • on its bolt-on acquisition of Abas Business Solutions, a reseller of Forterro products
  • Accel-KKR
    • on its bolt-on acquisition via an indirect portfolio company, Navtor, of Voyager a navigation services and solutions provider primarily operating in the shipping space
    • on its acquisition of Symfonia, a provider of ERP and payroll software solutions for SMEs in Poland
    • on its investment in PayProp, a leading processor of rental payments for the property management industry
    • on a significant growth investment in Masabi, the ticketing innovations company
  • Canopy Growth on its sale of This Works, a sleep, skincare and wellness brand, to Inspirit Capital
  • Family shareholders of Fedrigoni on their reinvestment in the Italian specialty paper producer alongside Bain Capital and BC Partners
  • Alliance, a portfolio company of Ampersand, on its acquisition of DDS, a contract research organisation
  • The management team of Forterro on the €1 billion sale of Forterro to Partners Group
  • The founder of GlobalWebIndex (GWI) in respect of $180 million series B investment, by Permira Funds
  • ODLO International, a Swiss performance brand in Monte Rosa Capital’s portfolio, on its agreement to acquire British sailing brand, Henri-Lloyd
  • EQT-backed Cerba Healthcare on its agreement to acquire specialized contract research organization Viroclinics from Summit Partners
  • A leading British private equity firm on its acquisition of insurance intermediary PIB Group*
  • A leading US investment firm on the acquisition of, and co-investor arrangements related to, UK-headquartered video games developer Jagex*
  • A leading US software investor and its portfolio company on their acquisitions of workforce management software provider Mitrefinch and time management software provider Tikit*
  • A consortium of private equity firms on their take private of Inmarsat Plc, as well as the associated consortium and management incentive arrangements*
  • A leading US software investment firm on
  • the management equity arrangements related to the acquisition of airline and travel software provider Accelya*
  • the disposal of Advanced, one of the UK’s largest software companies*
  • the acquisition of work management software provider Allocate*
  • A leading US distressed investment firm on the carve-out and disposal of the French, Spanish, and Italian operations of stationary retailer Staples*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Anne was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP in London. Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Anne completed her training contract at Slaughter and May.



Legal Practice Course2013

BPP Law School



BPP Law School

(English and German Law, First Class)

LLBEnglish and German Law2012

University of Cologne

(First Class)



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