Charles Lu is a law clerk in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity Group. He focuses his practice primarily on representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies in leveraged buyouts, M&A and growth equity investments. Mr. Lu 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. Lu’s application to the New York bar is pending; he is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.

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Mr. Lu’s representative matters include:

  • SMS Systems Maintenance Services, a Partners Group portfolio company, in its acquisition of Curvature, an IT and data center infrastructure provider
  • Dynacast, a Partners Group portfolio company, in its acquisition of Signicast, a manufacturer of metal castings
  • Pamplona Capital Management, in its carve-out acquisition of BakeMark, a manufacturer and distributer of bakery ingredients and supplies, from CSM Bakery Solutions
  • BakeMark, a Pamplona Capital Management portfolio company, in its acquisition of the Multifoods brand and related manufacturing facilities from CSM Bakery Solutions
  • New Enterprise Associates in its acquisition of Paladina Health, a healthcare service provider, from DaVita (DVA)
  • Leeds Equity Partners in its acquisition of Endeavor Schools, an operator of private schools
  • Utopus Insights, a developer of energy analytics software for renewable energy applications and IBM spin-off, in its sale to Vestas Wind Systems
  • automotiveMastermind, a predictive analysis and data analytics company, in its sale to IHS Markit
  • Orchard, a provider of financial data analytics, in its sale of substantially all of its assets to Kabbage
  • Primus Capital Partners in its major growth investment in EnableComp, a healthcare revenue analytics company
  • Great Hill Partners in its majority recapitalization of Vatica Health, a healthcare technology company
  • Level Equity in its $50 million majority investment in Cloudcheckr, a cloud software analytics company
  • Codiak BioSciences, a developer of exosome-based drugs/diagnostic tools, in its $76.5 million Series C financing






J.D., 2016
University of Michigan Law School
B.A.S., 2013
University of Waterloo
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