Press Release May 08, 2014

Goodwin Advises Viewpoint on Major Investment from Bain Capital

Goodwin Procter attorneys advised Viewpoint Construction Software in connection with Bain Capital’s recent significant growth equity investment in the company. Existing Viewpoint investors TA Associates and Updata Partners sold their interests in the company.

Viewpoint Construction Software, based in Portland, Ore., provides construction specific software that offers enterprise resource planning, project and BIM collaboration, and mobile field-to-office and enterprise content management solutions. Viewpoint has partnerships with the 50 top mechanical and electrical contractors in the U.S and serves customers in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Australia. In 2012, TA Associates made a minority investment in Viewpoint through its parent company, Coaxis, Inc.

Bain Capital, headquartered in Boston, Mass., is a private investment firm with over $75 billion in assets under management. The firm was founded in 1984 and today, through its affiliated advisors, makes private equity, public equity, fixed income and credit, venture capital and absolute return investments across multiple sectors, industries and classes.

Goodwin previously advised Viewpoint on its acquisition of Maxwell Systems in February 2014.

The Goodwin team advising Viewpoint consisted of Jon Herzog and Chris Dwye.

The investment attracted significant media coverage, including articles in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Oregonian and the Portland Business Journal. For more information about Bain’s investment, please read the Viewpoint press release.