Angus Simpson is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity group. Mr. Simpson advises on a broad range of corporate matters, with a focus on private equity and private M&A transactions. His experience includes advising on private M&A acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures and advising private equity sponsors on mid-market buy-outs and investments.

Mr. Simpson has a particular interest in the field of electronic signatures and its potential to revolutionize not only how companies do business but also the way in which parties to M&A transactions execute their deals.

Mr. Simpson is fluent in both English and Spanish, having spent time working professionally in Chile and Spain. He joined Goodwin in January 2019.

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Advising Private Equity

Five Elms Capital on its investment in UD Group, a UK-based software business and creator of the market-leading UD platform, a SaaS solution allowing energy supplier and third party energy brokers to interact and transact with each other and end-user businesses.

BentallGreenOak on the EUR 1.2 billion sale of its portfolio of 42 premium logistics assets across four Western European jurisdictions (France, Spain, Italy and Netherlands) to PATRIZIA.

G Square Private Equity on the acquisition of Dental Care Group, a clinical-led dentistry business.

LetterOne on the £880 million sale of its portfolio of luxury student accommodation to iQ Student Accommodation for £870 million.*

Rutland Partners on its investment in Total Rail Solutions, the UK-based specialists in providing on-track rail plant, POS services and project management support.*

Elliot Advisers on its investment in Yobota Limited, the UK-based financial software development company, and Chetwood Financial Limited, the UK-based designer and manufacturer of digital products for financial services.*

Inflexion on its investment in ProLabs, the UK-based independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers.*

Primary Capital Partners on its investment in the Readypower Group, the UK-based rail equipment rental company.*

Bridges Fund Management on its investment in Just Ask Estates Estate Services, the UK-based facilities management business.*

Advising Corporates

Amcor plc on the completion of its sale of 100% of the equity in Bemis Healthcare Packaging Limited, Bemis Healthcare Packaging Ireland Limited and Bemis Elsham Limited, to Kohlberg & Company for approximately US$400 million.

Chemtura Corporation on the $1 billion divestment of its agrochemical business.*

TH Real Estate on the sale of The Peak commercial real estate in Victoria for £145 million.*

B/E Aerospace on a $1 billion multi-jurisdiction reorganisation of its group of companies.*

G4S plc on a series of disposals of cash and storage solutions businesses in Latin America.*

The Gym Group plc on its £21 million acquisition of 18 Lifestyle Fitness clubs from Competition Line (UK) Ltd.*

Advising Management Teams

Management of Learnlight, the Madrid-based training and consultancy solutions in relation to the investment made by Beech Tree Private Equity.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

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Legal Practice Course, 2013
The College of Law, London Moorgate
LL.B. (J.D. equivalent), 2012
The University of Bristol



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