Anne Stroude is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. Ms. Stroude advises on a range of private equity transactions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private capital investments and management equity plans. Ms. Stroude has experience across a variety of industries, including software, technology, healthcare, insurance and infrastructure.

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Ms. Stroude’s representative experience includes:

  • Alliance, a portfolio company of Ampersand, on its acquisition of DDS, a contract research organisation
  • The management team of Forterro on the €1 billion sale of Forterro to Partners Group
  • The founder of GlobalWebIndex (GWI) in respect of $180 million series B investment, by Permira Funds
  • Accel-KKR on a significant growth investment in Masabi, the ticketing innovations company
  • ODLO International, a Swiss performance brand in Monte Rosa Capital’s portfolio, on its agreement to acquire British sailing brand, Henri-Lloyd
  • EQT-backed Cerba Healthcare on its agreement to acquire specialized contract research organization Viroclinics from Summit Partners
  • A leading British private equity firm on its acquisition of insurance intermediary PIB Group*
  • A leading US investment firm on the acquisition of, and co-investor arrangements related to, UK-headquartered video games developer Jagex*
  • A leading US software investor and its portfolio company on their acquisitions of workforce management software provider Mitrefinch and time management software provider Tikit*
  • A consortium of private equity firms on their take private of Inmarsat Plc, as well as the associated consortium and management incentive arrangements*
  • A leading US software investment firm on:
    • the management equity arrangements related to the acquisition of airline and travel software provider Accelya*;
    • the disposal of Advanced, one of the UK’s largest software companies*; and
    • the acquisition of work management software provider Allocate*
  • A leading US distressed investment firm on the carve-out and disposal of the French, Spanish and Italian operations of stationary retailer Staples*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Stroude was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP in London. Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Ms. Stroude completed her training contract at Slaughter and May.

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BPP Law School
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University of London
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LL.B in English and German Law, 2012
University of Cologne
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