Charles Elsom is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity group. Mr. Elsom advises on a broad range of corporate matters, with a focus on private equity transactions. He has particular experience advising private equity houses and management teams in mid-market buyouts and investments.

Mr. Elsom joined Goodwin in September 2017.

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Advising Private Equity Firms:

  • Bregal Sagemount on the sale of its majority stake in Options Technology, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets.  
  • Inflexion on its acquisition of Mycom OSI, a leading independent provider of cloud-based assurance, automation and analytics solutions to major telecommunications companies.
  • ECI Partners on its acquisition of 4 Ways Healthcare, a leading teleradiology company providing services to the NHS and private healthcare providers.
  • GMT Communications Partners on its sale of Primesight, the outdoor advertising business, to Global Media & Entertainment.
  • G Square Healthcare on its majority investment in Pharmacy2U, the UK’s largest online pharmacy business.
  • TA Associates on its acquisition of Compusoft, a leading provider of computer-aided design software for kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Bridgepoint on the sale of Leeds Bradford Airport to AMP Capital for an enterprise value of £221 million.
  • Graphite Capital on the sale of Aktrion Holdings Limited, a leading outsourcing business with operations across Europe, South America and Asia.
  • Bridgepoint on its investment in Roofoods Ltd. (Deliveroo), the online food delivery company, as part of the $275 million series E funding round.*
  • Bridgepoint on its acquisition of Element Materials Technology, one of the fastest growing companies in the testing, inspection and certification sector.*

Advising Portfolio Companies:

  • The Hershey Company on the sale of Tyrrells Crisps to the leading German snack manufacturer, Intersnack.  
  • ProLabs, backed by private equity firm Inflexion, in connection with its acquisition of AddOn Networks, creating a leading optical transceivers business under the umbrella Halo Technology.
  • Opteven Services, backed by private equity firm Ardian, in connection with its acquisition of WMS Group, a provider of extended warranty services to over 3,500 vehicle dealerships across the UK.   
  • iPipeline, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, in connection with its acquisition of TCP LifeSystems, a software solutions provider to life and pensions insurance companies.
* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.






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