Rohith Parasuraman is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity group. Mr. Parasuraman advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies on M&A and other complex transactions, including leveraged buyouts, carveouts, cross-border transactions, and joint ventures, in addition to general company representation.

Mr. Parasuraman takes a business-focused approach to advising clients, with the goal of developing efficient and actionable solutions to address clients’ needs. He finds creative solutions to complex transactional issues, working side-by-side with clients throughout the life cycle of their investments.

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Mr. Parasuraman has experience across a broad range of industries, including aerospace and defense, government services, technology, manufacturing, industrials, healthcare, consumer products, and energy. His representative experience includes advising:

  • The Carlyle Group
    • in its acquisition of IST Research and Two Six Labs, which have combined to form Two Six Technologies, Inc., a technology-focused provider to the intelligence community, Department of Defense, and other critical US national security customers*
    • and Stellex, and portfolio company Titan in the acquisition from Huntington Ingalls Inc. of its San Diego shipyard assets*
    • in its acquisition of a majority stake in Victory Innovations, a manufacturer of cordless electrostatic sprayers used to disinfect offices, airplanes, schools, and other businesses*
    • and Stellex in the acquisitions of Vigor Industrials and MHI Holdings, as well as the creation of Titan Acquisition Holdings, a leading provider of ship repair and specialty fabrication services to government and commercial customers*
    • in its acquisition of Novetta Solutions, a government contractor providing software and IT services, from Arlington Capital Partners*
    • in its US$4.15 billion acquisition from Johnson & Johnson of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a global provider of solutions for screening and confirming diseases*
  • Novolex Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group
    • in its US$2.3 billion acquisition of The Waddington Group from Newell Brands, Inc.*
    • in its acquisition of Shields Bag and Printing Co., a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered flexible packaging products*
  • Veyance Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, in connection with its US$1.9 billion sale to Continental AG*
  • Nesco Holdings in its US$1.475 billion acquisition of Custom Truck One Source and partnership with Platinum Equity*
  • PAE, a Platinum Equity portfolio company
    • in connection with its US$1.55 billion deSPAC merger with Gores Holdings III*
    • in its acquisition of FCi Federal, a leading provider of adjudication support and process management services for the US government*
  • Platinum Equity
    • in its US$1.275 billion acquisition of Jostens, a provider of yearbooks, publications, jewelry, and consumer goods for the K-12 educational, college, and professional sports segments, from Newell Brands*
    • in its acquisition of the Hunterstown Power Plant, an 810-MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in connection with a Ch. 11 bankruptcy process*
    • in connection with its US$860 million acquisition of PAE, a government contractor providing logistics, operations, infrastructure management, maintenance and repair, intelligence analysis, training, and business process outsourcing services primarily to the US government and allied governments*
  • Onex and CPPIB in the sale of Gates Corporation to Blackstone for US$5.4 billion*
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its US$2.3 billion sale of Mauser Group*
  • Riverstone in the US$780 million sale of Wayne Fueling Systems to Dover Corporation*
  • Avendra in its US$1.35 billion sale to Aramark*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Parasuraman was Counsel at Latham & Watkins. He previously served as the lead US corporate lawyer for Le Technology, Inc., a global technology company, where he was responsible for M&A, strategic investments, joint ventures, capital raising, and corporate finance.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Parasuraman was an M&A and corporate strategy associate at Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for executing acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic investments. He started his legal career at Simpson Thacher.

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JD, 2008
Duke University Law School
MBA, 2008
Duke University
BS, Computer Science, 2001
University of Miami
BA, Spanish, 2001
University of Miami



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