Chris Wilson, a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, specializes in advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, growth equity investments, strategic transactions, joint ventures and general corporate matters. Mr. Wilson also frequently represents management teams and operating executives in sale transactions.

Mr. Wilson focuses his practice on transactions in the healthcare, financial services/asset management, consumer, business services, technology companies and manufacturing verticals.

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Mr. Wilson’s recent transactional experience includes representing:

  • TA Associates, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the investment by TA Associates in:
      • Russell Investments (asset manager)
      • NorthStar Financial Services Group (business services/technology/asset management)
      • PepperJax Grill (fast casual restaurants)
      • SkinnyPop Popcorn (packaged popcorn and snacks)
    • Amplify Snack Brands (NYSE: BETR) in its initial public offering
    • the sale of Dymatize Enterprises (fitness supplements) to consumer goods company Post Holdings, Inc. for $380 million 
    • the sale of K2 Advisors Holdings (hedge fund solutions) to Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) 
  • Webster Capital, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the investment by Webster Capital in:
      • BayMark Health Services (opioid addiction treatment)
      • Healthcare Associates of Texas (primary care practices)
      • HQRC Management Services (dental practices)
      • PharmaLogic (nuclear pharmacies)
      • Matilda Jane Clothing (specialty apparel)
      • Rio Brands (outdoor furniture/accessories)
    • various portfolio companies in dozens of roll-up transactions
    • the sale of Epic Health Services (pediatric home healthcare) to Bain Capital Private Equity
    • the sale of Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems (commercial cleaning systems) to Incline Equity Partners
  • InTandem Capital Partners, its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with: 
    • the closing of InTandem Capital Partners’ inaugural healthcare services buyout fund
    • the investment by InTandem Capital Partners in Cano Health and Comfort Health (primary care practices)
    • Cano Health in several roll-up transactions
  • Goldman Sachs and its affiliated investment funds in connection with growth equity investments in:
    • Applied Predictive Technologies (a cloud-based predictive analytics software company) 
    • AnchorFree (provides virtual private networks (VPN) for secure web browsing)
    • Infusionsoft (provides sales and marketing automation software for small businesses)

Mr. Wilson serves as a leader of Goodwin’s committee on racial and ethnic diversity in Boston and is deeply involved in Goodwin’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

Mr. Wilson founded and continues to be involved in Goodwin’s pro bono naturalization project, which focuses on helping underserved permanent residents, primarily from communities of color, achieve the American dream by successfully navigating the citizenship process.


Mr. Wilson has been recognized by The National Law Journal as a Mergers & Acquisitions Trailblazer and by The M&A Advisor as an Emerging Leader.

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J.D., 2008
University of Notre Dame

(cum laude)

B.A., 2004
University of Miami

(with honors; valedictorian finalist)



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Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.
Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf uns für erstklassige Beratungsdienste, beraten über komplexe Transaktionsarbeiten und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Industrie, verwenden wir eine kooperative, interdisziplinäre Ansatz zur Lösung unserer Kunden am schwierigsten Fragen. Um mehr zu erfahren, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte.

Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.


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