Duncan Enista is an associate in the Business Law Department and a member of the Private Equity group. He focuses his practice primarily on leveraged buyouts, M&A and growth equity investments. Mr. Enista also works with private equity professionals, management teams, entrepreneurs and startup companies on a broad range of matters, including equity compensation arrangements, leveraged recapitalizations, venture capital financings and general corporate representation. Mr. Enista has advised clients in wide range of industries, including healthcare, education, communications and life sciences.

During law school, Mr. Enista worked as a Law Clerk for the Prudential Insurance Company of America and Pruco Securities. Prior to law school, Mr. Enista worked as an Alternative Investments Specialist for Prudential Fixed Income’s CDO and Hedge Fund Group.

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M&A Transactions

  • Ensono, a provider of hybrid IT solutions, in its $405 million acquisition of Wipro’s Hosted Data Center Services Business
  • The Infatuation, a popular restaurant discovery platform, in its acquisition of the Zagat brand from Google
  • Imprivata, a healthcare IT company, in its acquisition of Caradigm, a GE Healthcare company
  • Partners Group’s acquisition of Systems Maintenance Services, a premier IT network and data center lifecycle services and solutions provider, from funds affiliates with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Summit Partners
  • Partners Group’s acquisition of Knowledge Universe’s “Kindercare”, one of the largest childcare providers in the United States
  • Partners Group’s $1.1 billion acquisition of Form Technologies (formerly known as Dynacast), a leading global group of precision component manufacturers
  • Form Technologies’ acquisition of Signicast, a leader in precision investment casting, from the Pritzker Group
  • System Maintenance Services’ merger with Curvature, Inc.
  • TA Associates’ sale of its majority stake in MedRisk, a leading provider of physical medicine solutions to the workers’ compensation industry, to the Carlyle Group
  • Truck Hero, a provider of aftermarket parts for trucks and SUVs parts, and accessories, in its sale to CCMP Capital Advisors
  • Hooklogic, an e-Commerce advertising exchange, in its $250 million sale to Criteo
  • OverDrive, a digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video titles, in its $410 million sale to Rakuten
  • LiveRail, an online video advertising company, in its sale to Facebook

Venture Capital and Growth Equity Financings

  • Fuze, a cloud-based unified communications provider, as outside corporate counsel in numerous M&A transactions and preferred stock financings; including its $134 million Series F financing led by Wellington Management Company, Greenspring Associates and Summit Partners, its $112 million Series E financing led by Summit Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures, and its $56 million Series D financing led by Technology Crossover Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Bain Capital Ventures’ $225 million growth equity investment in AvidXchange, a provider of accounts payable and payment automation solutions, with contributions from Foundry Group, NYCA Partners, KeyBank, Square 1 Bank and TPG Special Situations Partners
  • Arcadia, a leading healthcare data aggregation and analytics technology company, as outside corporate counsel in numerous M&A transactions and financings, including its $30 million growth equity financing led by Merck Global Health Innovation and GE Ventures
  • HookLogic, a leader in commerce search advertising, in its preferred stock financings with Bain Capital Ventures and Intel Capital
  • Radian Capital, in its growth equity investment in TCGplayer, a fast-growing marketplace serving buyers and sellers of collectible items

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J.D., 2013
Rutgers School of Law
B.A., 2007
Union College



New York
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Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.

Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf unsere erstklassige Beratung, vor allem im Hinblick auf komplexe Transaktionen und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Branchen, verwenden wir einen kooperativen und interdisziplinären Ansatz, um Fragen unserer Kunden auch in extremen Spezialsituationen einer Lösung zuzuführen. Sie wollen mehr erfahren? Kontaktieren Sie uns gerne.

Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.


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