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Benjamin M. Goodchild

Associate

Benjamin M. Goodchild

Associate
New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Benjamin Goodchild is an associate in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group with a broad multidisciplinary practice that includes experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance both within the US and internationally.  Mr. Goodchild’s practice includes counseling clients on mergers, joint ventures, stock purchases, asset acquisitions and divestitures and special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transactions across a variety of industries, including TMT, healthcare, consumer goods and information technology.
 
Mr. Goodchild has been based in New York since 2015, having previously worked in the Firm’s London office. 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • Tiffany & Co. (U.S.) in its approximately $16 billion acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (France)
  • DiamondPeak Holdings (U.S.), a special purpose acquisition company, in its business combination with Lordstown Motors (U.S.) through which Lordstown became a publicly listed company with an implied $1.6 billion equity value and the $500 million PIPE investment in connection with the merger
  • Recruit Holdings (Japan) in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Glassdoor (U.S.)
  • HelloFresh (Germany) in its $277 million acquisition of Factor75 (U.S.)
  • Blackstone Credit (then GSO) (U.S.), as part of an investor group, in connection with CF Corporation’s (Cayman), a special purpose acquisition company, $1.835 billion acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life (U.S.) and as in connection with Fidelity National Financial’s (U.S.) later $2.7 billion acquisition of FGL Holdings (U.S.), under which Fidelity National Financial  acquired the FGL Series A preferred shares