Peter Hanoian, a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, specializes in advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, growth equity investments, strategic transactions, joint ventures and general corporate matters, as well as representing management teams and operating executives in sale transactions. Mr. Hanoian also frequently advises search fund entrepreneurs throughout the life cycle of their search fund, including formation, acquisition, governance and investment exit.

Mr. Hanoian advises investors and companies in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer, business services and technology.

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Mr. Hanoian’s recent transaction experience includes representing: 

  • Webster Equity Partners, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with their acquisitions of: 
    • Retina Consultants of America (retina specialty medical practice)
    • People’s Care (behavioral health)
    • The SAILS Group (behavioral health)
    • Pinnacle Fertility (fertility medical practice)
    • The Plastic Surgery Center (plastic surgery practice)
    • CenExel Clinical Research (clinical study management)
    • InBloom Autism Services (behavioral health)
    • Nuclear Care Partners (specialty healthcare)
    • Cliffside Malibu (behavioral health)
    • Cirrus Medical Staffing (healthcare staffing)
    • OrthoFeet Holdings (orthopedic footwear)
    • Sundance Holdings Group (specialty retailer)
    • ShelterLogic Group (outdoor products)
    • Matilda Jane Clothing (specialty apparel)
    • the sale of Epic Health Services (pediatric home healthcare) to Bain Capital Private Equity
    • the sale of Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems (commercial cleaning systems) to Incline Equity Partners
  • InTandem Capital Partners and its affiliated investment funds in connection with their acquisitions of:
    • San Diego Fertility Center (fertility medical practice)
    • Reproductive Partners Medical Group (fertility medical practice)
    • Paradigm Oral Surgery (oral and facial surgery practice)
    • Cano Health (primary care)
    • Turning Point (behavioral health)
  • Great Hill Partners, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • their minority investment in MineralTree (payments automation software)
    • their acquisition investment in Pareto Health (employee benefits captive manager)
      the sale of Qualifacts (behavioral health)
    • their acquisition of Inspyrus (payments automation software)
    • their acquisition of Invenger (digital payments)
    • their minority investment in Jumio (identity verification solutions)
    • the sale of Quantum Health (healthcare navigation) to Warburg Pincus
    • the sale of Qualifacts Systems (electronic health records) to Warburg Pincus 
  • TA Associates, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • their majority investment in Financial Information Technologies (payments solutions)
    • their acquisition of FTJ FundChoice (turnkey asset management)
    • their minority investment in Rectangle Health (payments solutions)
    • their majority investment in SkinnyPop Popcorn (packaged snacks)
    • their sale of BluePay Processing (payments solutions) to First Data Corporation
    • Amplify Snack Brands (NYSE:BETR) in its initial public offering
    • the sale of Orion Advisor Solutions (turnkey asset management solutions) to Genstar Capital

  • Sixth Street Growth and its affiliated investment funds in its minority investment in VisiQuate (advanced analytics and process automation)

  • Tinicum Incorporated in its acquisition of STS Metals (specialty alloys manufacturing)

  • Charlesbank Capital Partners and its affiliated investment funds in connection with its majority investments in:
    • Varsity Brands
    • American Residential Services

  • Goldman Sachs and its affiliated investment funds in connection with growth equity investments in:
    • Credible Behavioral Health (behavioral health)
    • MDX Medical d/b/a Vitals (consumer health)


  • An investor in his investment in Club Necaxa of Liga MX

  • An investor in his investment in D.C. United of Major League Soccer and Audi Field

  • Search Fund Accelerator in eight recent search fund acquisitions
Professional Activities

Mr. Hanoian is a member of the working group of the American Bar Association Committee on M&A Market Trends that produces the Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study, a widely-cited resource on current M&A deal terms.

Mr. Hanoian also serves as outside counsel to Girls Health Champions, a non-profit public health peer education non-governmental organization, and is active in Goodwin’s Neighborhood Business Initiative, a firm project that provides pro bono legal services to low income businesses in Boston and New York.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2012, Mr. Hanoian was a senior associate in the Boston assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers and is registered as a Certified Public Accountant.

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J.D., 2012
Northwestern University School of Law

(cum laude)

M.S., 2007
Boston College Carroll School of Management
B.S., 2006
Providence College

(magna cum laude)



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