Arisa Manawapat is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and is a member of the firm’s Private Equity practice. Ms. Manawapat advises on a broad range of corporate matters, with a focus on private equity and private M&A transactions. Her experience includes advising private equity sponsors and portfolio companies on investments, private M&A acquisitions and disposals.

Ms. Manawapat joined Goodwin in 2021.

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Ms. Manawapat’s experience includes:

  • TowerBrook on its acquisition of Premium Credit, a leading provider of premium finance for commercial and retail insurance products, from Cinven
  • Bregal Milestone on its investment in Redstor, a category-leading data management and SaaS protection company headquartered in the UK
  • Raptor Technologies, a portfolio company of our client JMI Equity, on its acquisition of Oaktree Topco Limited, is a leading software solution for monitoring safeguarding, wellbeing and a range of child welfare issues 
  • A US marine terminal operator and stevedore company in the sale of its shares in a container terminal company to an infrastructure fund*
  • A leading security solutions provider in North America in its $600 million acquisition of a provider of security personnel and related services*
  • A US private equity firm and a leading security solutions provider in North America in the sale of the security solutions provider to an institutional investor*
  • A US multinational investment bank and financial services company and a global leader in financial services as financial advisors to a network solutions provider in its $14.3 billion sale* 
  • A South American multinational beverage and retail company in its $900 million acquisition of a commercial distributor and supply company and a janitorial equipment supplier*  
  • A North American software company in its $1.62 billion acquisition of a content management services company* 
  • A US private equity firm and an urgent care provider in financing for its acquisition of a multispecialty medical practice* 
  • A US private equity firm and a leading security solutions provider in North America, in financing for its $1 billion acquisition of a security company* 
  • A US cosmetic actives producer in financing for its acquisition of a fragrances producer valued at approximately $7.1 billion*
  • A US hard disk drive manufacturer in entering into a new $5.022 billion term loan and securing commitments for a $2.24 billion revolving credit facility*
  • A global technology company and affiliated sponsors in four registered secondary public offerings of common stock, totaling over $1.6 billion*
  • A global provider of institutional brokerage services in $500 million variable forward transaction and related registered secondary offering by a multinational gaming company*
  • A US computer hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company in its registered offering of $2.3 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes, Rule 144A offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of 1.50% convertible notes*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Manawapat was an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. While in law school, Ms. Manawapat served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Tax Law.

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J.D., 2017
Columbia Law School
(James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
LL.B. in Laws, 2016
London School of Economics and Political Science
(First Class Honors)



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