Andrew Harrow is a partner in the firm’s Life Sciences group. Mr. Harrow advises on a wide range of UK and cross-border transactions including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, privatisations and fundraisings for listed and private companies internationally as well as general corporate matters. He has a particular interest in transactions in the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors.

Mr. Harrow has been noted for his private equity work in The Legal 500 UK, 2016 and recommended in The Legal 500 UK, 2015 in the field of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, an area in which he was also listed in 2017; he has also been described as “brilliant” with respect to M&A work.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2018, Mr. Harrow was a partner at Dechert LLP.


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Life Sciences Deals

  • Prexton Therapeutics B.V. and its selling shareholders, including M Ventures, in its sale to global pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S for up to €905 million.*
  • The shareholders on the sale of Stat-Dx, a privately owned Spanish diagnostics company, to QIAGEN N.V., for $191 million (including milestones).*
  • The selling shareholders in Ziarco Group Limited in connection with the sale of the company to Novartis.*
  • The shareholders of XO1 Limited (including Index Ventures) on the sale of XO1 Limited to Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.*
  • The shareholders of biopharmaceutical company Covagen AG in relation to the sale of Covagen to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.*
  • An international investment manager in connection with its participation in BioNTech AG’s $270 million Series A financing.*
  • ProFibrix B.V. in connection with its sale to NASDAQ-listed The Medicines Company.*
  • Auven Therapeutics on its acquisition of Spirogen and the subsequent sale of Spirogen to Medimmune/AstraZeneca.*
  • Nomura Code Securities in relation to Silence Therapeutic plc’s merger with Intradigm Corporation and its placing and offer for a subscription of shares.*

Other Deals

  • Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, SM Trust and Vitruvian Partners (the majority shareholders of leading online takeaway service in relation to the IPO of on the London Stock Exchange’s High Growth Segment and their subsequent sales of additional shares in JustEat in several tranches by way of various accelerated bookbuild processes.*
  • AIM-listed ACM Shipping Group plc in connection with its £150 million recommended merger with London Stock Exchange Main Market-listed Braemar Shipping Services plc, effected by way of scheme of arrangement.*
  • The Mohamed Al Fayed family trust in connection with the sale of Fulham Football Club to Shahid Khan, the CEO of Flex-N-Gate Group and owner of the NFL team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.*
  • Tilda Limited, a leading Basmati and specialty rice products company, and its shareholders on the sale of Tilda to NASDAQ-listed Hain Celestial Group, Inc.*
  • Kofax® Limited, a leading provider of smart process applications for the business-critical First MileTM of customer interactions, on its restructuring proposals creating a new holding companyincorporated in Bermuda implemented by way of scheme of arrangement together with new premium listings on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Global Select Market.*
  • NYSE-listed FMC Corporation in its acquisition of Phytone Ltd., a natural colours producer based in the United Kingdom.*
  • PhotoBox, Europe’s largest online photo processing service, on its £120 million acquisition of Limited and related group reorganisation, debt and equity financing.*
  • Liberty plc, the iconic Regent Street retail business, and its majority shareholder MWB Group Holdings plc in connection with its £71.5 million takeover by BlueGem Capital Partners LLP.*
  • The Republic of Serbia and Nomura, as financial advisor, on the privatisation of Vojvodjanska Banka Novi Sad and its €385 million sale to The National Bank of Greece.*
  • The Crown Estate in connection with its £680 million joint venture with British Land Co. plc.*
  • Altima Partners, as sponsor, and Campos Verdes Ltd. on its $613.2 million business combination with El Tejar SAACEI to form El Tejar Limited, one of the leading agribusinesses in Latin America.*
  • Capital Z Partners LP in connection with its acquisition from 3i plc of its interest in Jelf Group plc and associated subscription for new shares in Jelf Group plc.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

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Legal Practice Course, 1999
Nottingham Law School
Post-Graduate Diploma in Law, 1998
Nottingham Law School
B.A., Geography
St. John's College, Oxford



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