Thomas Dupont-Sentilles is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group and advises European and U.S. clients on a broad range of corporate law matters, including domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity deals and leveraged buyouts, venture capital investments and management incentive schemes.

Mr. Dupont-Sentilles also undertakes corporate and commercial advisory work for a broad range of corporate clients and private equity portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2016, Mr. Dupont-Sentilles was a senior associate in the corporate and private equity team of King & Wood Mallesons LLP (formerly SJ Berwin) for 10 years. In 2007, he spent some time in SJ Berwin’s London office. He was promoted partner in October 2018.

He is fluent in French and English.

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Mr. Dupont-Sentilles’ recent transactions include advising:

Venture capital / growth equity

  • Rossignol Group and its investors (including Altor Equity Partners) on the share capital increase subscribed by IDG.
  • Surgivisio, a company engaged in the business of development and sale of x-ray 2D/3D medical imaging devices integrating surgical navigation of instruments, in its 10 million Series B investment round.
  • The shareholders of Orthotaxy, a privately-held medtech company developing software-enabled surgery technologies, on its sale to the American group Johnson & Johnson.
  • Morningside as lead investor in a Series A investment in Alms Therapeutics, a startup engaged in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) for the Internet of Things (IoT), on (1) its $75M Series D fundraising and, (2) the acquisition of Abeeway, the geolocation system specialist.
  • UroMems, a developer of an artificial urinary sphincter, as issuer on its Series A financing, led by Wellington Partners.
  • Chesterfield Technology Investments Limited in its Series B investment round in Molotov.TV.

LBO and other

  • Astorg Partners on the acquisition of the Ariès Alliance group, a French aerospace sub-contractor.
  • Céréa Partenaire on the acquisition of the dairy business unit of the Linxis Group (ex-Breteche), leader in specialized equipment solutions for the bakery, health and dairy industries.
  • Cerba Healthcare on the acquisition Accolab, a France-based operator of medical laboratories network.
  • Céréa Capital on (1) the sale of its stakes in BCF Life Sciences, a French specialist in the extraction of natural amino acids, to MBO Partenaires and (2) the acquisition of Organic Alliance, one of France's leading online distributors of organic, fresh and ultrafresh food.
  • Astorg Partners on the sale of its minority stakes in Linxens, a French manufacturer of flexible etched and printed circuits.
  • Equistone Partners Europe on the acquisition of Bruneau, one of France's leading online distributors of office furniture and supplies.
  • Rossignol Group on the acquisition of Felt GmbH and Felt USA, a leading bicycle manufacturer.


  • Ranked as Leading in Mergers & acquisitions - Transactions between €75 & €500 million and as Excellent in Private Equity – Development Capital Transactions by Décideurs (Leaders League) 2019 and 2020.

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LL.M., 2007
King's College London
Banking and finance law master degree, 2005
University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
Master in Business Law, 2004
University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas



Avocat à la Cour, Paris, France





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