Tracey Gartan

Gartan Tracey

Gartan Tracey
+44 (0)20 7447 4240

Gartan Tracey is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. Gartan advises on a range of domestic and international corporate matters, with a focus on private equity transactions.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Gartan carried out his training contract at Shearman & Sterling, and worked as the legal coordinator of an international oil company based in the United Arab Emirates.

Representative Matters

  • Davidson Kempner Capital Management and Pithos Capital on the acquisition of UK Storage Company (SW) Limited, a leading UK self-storage operator
  • IK Partners on its acquisition of International Correspondence Schools, an online learning provider
  • Frazier Healthcare Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners, acting through their portfolio company CSafe Global, on 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
  • GTT Communications, Inc. on its sale of its infrastructure business to I Squared Capital for US$2.15 billion. I Squared Capital is an independent global infrastructure investment management firm focusing on energy, utilities, digital infrastructure, transport and social infrastructure
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its investment in Prime Global Medical Communications Ltd. in partnership with its founder and management team
  • LionRock Capital on its acquisition of a majority stake in Clarks, a UK-based, international shoe manufacturer and retailer
  • Partners Group
    • and its portfolio company Emeria Group, on the acquisition of Chestertons UK, one of London’s largest and oldest estate agents
    • and its portfolio company Emeria Group, on the acquisition of FirstPort, the UK’s leading residential property management service provider, from Equistone
    • with regards to its loan to own acquisition of UK high street restaurant chain, Côte Restaurants, by way of a pre-pack administration sale and related restructuring
    • on its sale of Curvature Technologies LLC to Park Place Technologies, creating the largest international provider of third-party data center maintenance. Park Place is a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners and GTCR
  • Mayfair Equity Partners on its sale and reinvestment in Parcel2Go, the British parcel delivery comparison website
  • TA Associates
    • on its sale of its portfolio company, Paula’s Choice, a digital-led skin care brand and a pioneer of science-backed products and direct to consumer e-commerce, to Conopco, Inc.
    • 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
  • ICONIQ Capital and management shareholders on the sale of CSL Dualcom to ECI Partners. CSL are market leaders in providing M2M and IoT connectivity solutions in the fire, security and telehealth sectors
  • Wavecrest Growth Partners on its acquisition along with Abry Partners of Pole Star Space Applications Limited, a SaaS provider of regulatory and compliance maritime technology servicing a range of financial institutions, governments and shipping companies across the globe
  • Inflexion on its acquisition of Mycom OSI, a leading independent provider of cloud-based assurance, automation, and analytics solutions to major international telecommunications companies
  • ECI Partners
    • acting through ECI 11 LP, on the acquisition of Avantia Insurance, a virtual home and property insurance provider trading as ‘HomeProtect’
    • on its sale of Encore Tickets, Europe’s leading independent ticketing distribution network, to TodayTix, Inc., a New York based digital ticketing platform backed by Great Hill Partners
    • on its acquisition of The Travel Chapter, a technology-driven marketing platform for holiday lettings in the UK, from Phoenix Equity Partners
  • G Square Healthcare Private Equity
    • on its acquisition of Dental Care Group, a high-performing, clinician-led business comprising many of the leading dental practices in East and South East England
    • on the closing of its €500m continuation fund vehicle in connection with the acquisition of three existing assets from its existing vehicles, G Square Capital I and G Square Capital II
    • on the merger of its two portfolio companies, Accomplish Group (a leading adult specialist residential and supported living provider) and Keys Group (one of the UK’s largest providers of specialist education and care for children and young people)

  • HqO on its acquisition of Leesman Limited, a world leader in measuring and analysing the experiences of employees in their places of work
  • David Glover and Mark Raphael, the founders of 72 Films, a leading global producer of premium unscripted content, on the sale of a majority stake in 72 Films to FremantleMedia Group Limited
  • 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, Nordic and Benelux regions. Exclusive Networks are ultimately owned by funds managed by Permira
  • Genesis Global Trading on its acquisition of Vo1t Ltd, an industry leading provider of insured digital custody and secure cold storage services for a variety of cryptoassets
  • Brandwatch in connection with its cross-border acquisition and combination with Crimson Hexagon, creating a global leader in social intelligence
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation on its acquisition of LPW Technology Limited, a UK-based developer and supplier of metal powder solutions in the additive manufacturing and 3D printing sector
  • Amcor plc on its sale of Bemis Healthcare Packaging Limited, Bemis Healthcare Packaging Ireland Limited and Bemis Elsham Limited to Kohlberg & Company for approximately $394 million
  • Opteven, France’s largest mechanical breakdown insurer backed by private equity firm Ardian, in connection with its acquisition of the WMS Group, one of the UK’s biggest suppliers of car warranties
  • Source Code Corporation, a manufacturer of custom built IT server and storage devices backed by private equity firm JMC Capital Partners, in connection with its acquisition of Broadberry Data Systems

  • Accel-KKR on its growth investment in Partnerize, a leader in partner automation solutions for global brands
  • A leading digital education platform on the completion of its Series A funding round



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