Michael Miranda, an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group, focuses his practice on complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Mr. Miranda represents private equity houses, financial institutions, private companies, founders and management teams in a wide range of corporate finance matters and private equity transactions, including leveraged buyouts, venture capital, minority investments, management incentive schemes and corporate restructurings. His work has included transactions in a variety of industries, including the financial services, software technology, on-line services, healthcare, retail, industrial, and business services sectors.  

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Mr Miranda’s experience includes:

Advising Private Equity firms:

  • Partners Group, on the acquisition of Key Retirement Group, a UK-based retirement and financial planning specialist, from Phoenix Equity Partners
  • Bregal Sagemount, on its investment in Options Technology, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector
  • JMI Equity,
    • on its investment in CoreHR, an Irish technology business that provides cloud-based human capital management and payroll software
    • on its investment in Avecto, a UK software company specialising in endpoint security
  • Graphite Capital,
    • on the sale of Park Holidays, the UK holiday park business, to Caledonia Investments*
    • on the sale of InnBrighton (now The Laine Pub Company), a UK pubs, bars and brewery business*
    • on the sale of Kurt Geiger, the luxury shoe retailer*
    • on the acquisition of U-Pol, an automotive refinish products provider*
  • Inflexion Private Equity, on the acquisition of Royal & Sun Alliance‘s engineering inspection and consultancy division (now British Engineering Services)*
  • G Square Healthcare Private Equity, on the acquisition of the Keys Group, a private care and education provider for children and young people in the UK
  • CBPE Capital, on its investment in ARGC, one of the world’s most successful IVF clinics*
  • ECI Partners, on the acquisition of Citation, a leading provider of HR and employment law, health & safety, and ISO services to UK businesses*
  • Investcorp, on the acquisition of Georg Jensen, the Danish luxury retailer*

Advising Portfolio Companies and other Corporates:

  • Mitratech, a developer of legal software, on its acquisition of CMO Software, a provider of governance risk and compliance software
  • Eventbrite, the leading ticketing and event technology platform, on its acquisition of Ticketscript, one of Europe’s largest self-service ticketing providers
  • First Names, a global trust and corporate services provider, on its acquisitions of Temmes Management Services, Mercator Trust and Seymour Trust*
  • JTC Group, an offshore trust services business, on its acquisition of Kleinwort Bensen’s Fund Administration business in the Channel Islands and South Africa*
  • Skrill, the global online payments business, on its acquisition of paysafecard.com, a provider of prepaid vouchers that enable consumers to shop online*

Advising Founders and Management:

  • Founder of Aerotechnics, a civil aircraft maintenance business, on the majority investment by Graphite Capital
  • Founder and management, on the sale of SBB Telemach, one of the largest pay TV and broadband providers in the former Yugoslavia region, to KKR*
  • Founder and management of Explore Learning, a leading provider of private after-school tuition in the UK, on the majority investment by Graphite Capital*
  • Management, on the sale of Phase Eight, the women’s clothing retailer, to Towerbrook Capital Partners*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Miranda was a managing associate in the London office of King & Wood Mallesons.

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Legal Practice Course, 2007
BPP Law School
GDL, 2006
BPP Law School
B.A., 2004
University of Oxford



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