Josh Zachariah is a partner in the firm’s Public M&A/Corporate Governance practice, and serves as the Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology M&A practice. His practice focuses on representing public and private acquirers and target companies in a variety of domestic and cross-border acquisition and disposition transactions, joint ventures and other corporate matters. Mr. Zachariah has deep public M&A experience, across the private equity, technology and life sciences industries.

Mr. Zachariah is admitted to practice in New York and California. His application to the Massachusetts bar is pending.

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Mr. Zachariah handles all M&A matters for public company and private equity clients, including domestic and cross-border acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, strategic investments, SPAC transactions, and take-privates. He also advises companies and their boards of directors in connection with corporate governance and shareholder activism matters.

Mr. Zachariah’s representative experience includes:

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Private Equity Representations

Vista Equity Partners in numerous transactions, including its:

  • $2 billion acquisition of Mindbody, Inc.*
  • $2 billion acquisition of Apptio, Inc.*
  • Acquisition of Spookfish Limited by portfolio company Eagle View Technologies, Inc.*
  • $1.55 billion acquisition of the Advisory Board Company’s education business*
  • $564 million acquisition of Xactly*
  • $4.8 billion acquisition of DH Corporation*
  • $1.6 billion acquisition of Infoblox*
  • $1.65 billion acquisition of Cvent Inc.*
  • $1.79 billion acquisition of Marketo*
  • $4.3 billion acquisition of TIBCO Software*
  • $178 million acquisition of XRS Corporation*
  • $644 million acquisition of Greenway Medical Technologies*
  • $1.2 billion sale of the communities and sports division of ACTIVE Network to Global Payments*

HGGC in its:

  • $825 million acquisition of Monotype Imaging Holdings*
  • $555 million acquisition of RPX Corporation*
  • $446 million acquisition of Nutraceutical International Corporation*

True Wind Capital in its $140 million acquisition of ARI Network Services, Inc.

Golden Gate Capital in its $470 million acquisition of California Pizza Kitchen*

Vestar Capital in its $294 million acquisition of Healthgrades*

Greenfield Partners in its $165 million acquisition of Clayton Holdings*

Vector Capital in its $122 million acquisition of Sizmek*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Strategic Representations

Sailpoint Technologies in its $6.9 billion sale to Thoma Bravo

Citrix in its $16 billion sale to Elliott Management and Vista Equity Partners

Synaptics in its $550 million acquisition of DSP Group

RBC in its $2.9 billion acquisition of DODGE mechanical power transmission division of Asea Brown Boveri

TaxJar in its sale to Stripe

Alcoa in its $27 billion proposed unsolicited acquisition of Alcan*

Keysight Technologies in multiple transactions

Joint Venture with Raytheon Company*

Bristol Myers Squibb
in the sale of several manufacturing sites in the U.S. and Mexico*

Cision Ltd. in its $2.74 billion sale to an affiliate of Platinum Equity*

The Simply Good Foods Company
in its $1 billion acquisition of Quest Nutrition, LLC*

Smart & Final Stores
in its $1.12 billion sale to Apollo Management*

Software Acquisition Group in its business combination with CuriosityStream*

Bristol-Myers Squibb in numerous transactions, including its:

  • $2.1 billion acquisition of Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, including milestones*
  • $520 million acquisition of Cormorant Pharmaceuticals, including milestones*
  • $444 million acquisition of Galecto Biotech AB, including milestones*
  • $475 million acquisition of F-star Alpha Ltd., including milestones*
  • $4.3 billion sale to AstraZeneca of its interest in the companies’ diabetes alliance*
  • $7 billion acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals and joint collaboration with AstraZeneca plc*
  • $2.5 billion acquisition of Inhibitex*
  • $885 million acquisition of Zymogenetics*

Akorn, Inc. in its:

  • $440 million acquisition of VPI Holdings Corp., the parent company of VersaPharm Incorporated*
  • $640 million acquisition of Hi-Tech Pharmacal*

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. in its:

  • $650 million sale to L Catterton*
  • $32 million sale of Sullivan’s Steakhouse to Romano’s Macaroni Grill*

Acorda Therapeutics in its $363 million acquisition of Finnish company Biotie Therapies*

Duff & Phelps Corporation in its $665 million acquisition by a private equity consortium led by The Carlyle Group*

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants including:

  • in connection with an unsolicited acquisition proposal from Landry’s*
  • its sale to Landry’s for $131 million*

Danaher in its $500 million acquisition of X-Rite*

ING in the sale of its $270 million reinsurance business*

Healthsouth in a series of recapitalization transactions, including the company's $2 billion debt tender offer, $1 billion high-yield notes offering and $400 million private placement of preferred stock*

Cendant in its:

  • $2.6 billion debt tender offer*
  • separation into four separate companies*

Travelport in its sale to Blackstone for $4.3 billion*

Realogy in its:

  • sale to Apollo for $9 billion*
  • $740 million self tender offer for common stock*
Financial Advisor Representations

Citigroup as financial advisor to:

  • Beacon Roofing Supply in their $1.1 billion acquisition of Roofing Supply Group*
  • Ceradyne in its $860 million sale to 3M*

Centerview as financial advisor to Activision Blizzard in its $8.2 billion repurchase of shares from Vivendi*

Lazard as financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of VMware in VMware's $2.7 billion acquisition of Pivotal Software*

 

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Zachariah was most recently a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in San Francisco and New York where he helped to build out the firm’s Public M&A group. Previous to Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Zachariah was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York.

While in law school, Mr. Zachariah served as Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
Professional Activities
Mr. Zachariah is a member of the Greater Boston, Northern California and New York chapters of the South Asian Bar Association. 

Recognition

Mr. Zachariah was selected as one of the 2019 “Top 40 Under 40” by the Daily Journal. He is also recognized as a 2019 California Trailblazer by The Recorder.

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Education

J.D., 2005
Georgetown University Law Center
B.S., Economics, 2002
Duke University

(summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

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Massachusetts
New York
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