Kristina Wahidullah, an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, advises on a variety of corporate and commercial advisory matters. Ms. Wahidullah represents a broad range of private equity sponsors, corporate clients, portfolio companies, founders, and management teams across a range of industries, including software and technology, retail, consumer products and health care. Ms. Wahidullah was an associate in Goodwin’s London office, spending three years there before moving to New York. 

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Ms. Wahidullah’s experience includes:

Advising Private Equity firms:

  • Bregal Milestone, on its investment into Arkphire Group, a leading IT solutions and networking company operating in the U.K. and Ireland
  • TA Associates, on the acquisition of Compusoft AS, a provider of computer-aided design (CAD) software to the kitchen and bathroom retail industries
  • ECI Partners and the management team, on the sale of Kelvin Hughes, a provider of navigation, radar and surveillance solutions to navies, coastguards and civil infrastructure and commercial marine clients, to Hensoldt
  • Bregal Sagemount, on its investment in Options Technology, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector
  • JMI Services, on its investment in CoreHR, an Irish technology business that provides cloud-based human capital management and payroll software
  • Leeds Equity, on its bolt-on acquisition of Capital Structure, the first-to-market news on and analysis of the European sub-investment grade space markets, from the Founders
  • Duke Street and the management team, on the sale of Marlin Financial Group, a leading consumer debt collection company, to J.C. Flowers portfolio company Cabot Credit Management for £295 million*
  • Duke Street, on the acquisition of Air Products’ homecare business in the UK and Ireland* 

Advising Portfolio Companies and Corporates:

  • Keys Childcare Group, a provider of care and education for children in the U.K. and Ireland, on its bolt-on acquisition of the Aspirations Leaving Care business
  • The Hershey Company, on the sale of the Tyrrells snack business to KP Snacks, a subsidiary of the Intersnack Group
  • Amplify Snack Brands, a platform food company listed on the NYSE focused on developing and marketing Better-For-You (BFY) snack brands, on its acquisition of Tyrrells, a manufacturer of premium potato and vegetable chips and including the brands Yarra Valley and Aroma Snacks in Australia and Germany respectively, from Investcorp and the existing management team, valuing Tyrrells at £300 million
  • Eventbrite, the leading ticketing and event technology platform, on its acquisition of Ticketscript, one of Europe’s largest self-service ticketing providers, from the founders 
  • Mitratech, a developer of legal software, on its acquisition of CMO Software, a provider of governance risk and compliance software, from Inflexion Private Equity
  • Kelvin Hughes, a provider of navigation, radar and surveillance solutions, on the sale of its subsidiary business ChartCo, the world’s principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services, to Equistone Partners 

Advising Founders and Management:

  • Founder of Aero Technics, a civil aircraft maintenance business focusing on cabin services, on a sale to, and equity investment alongside, Graphite Capital
  • Management team of Phase Eight, an international womenswear brand, on a £238 million sale of Phase Eight to The Foschini Group, one of the leading independent retail groups in South Africa*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Wahidullah was an associate in the London office of King & Wood Mallesons LLP (formerly SJ Berwin LLP).

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