Private Equity

 
Hayden S. Baker Partner (212) 660-3040 vCard
Susan M. Barnard Partner (617) 338-2473 vCard
Harvey E. Bines Partner (617) 338-2828 vCard
Christopher Cabot Partner (617) 338-2918 vCard
Robert V. Condon III Partner (212) 660-3049 vCard
Martha F. Coultrap Partner (212) 660-3014 vCard
William J. Curry Partner (617) 338-2976 vCard
Steven P. Eichel Partner (617) 338-2920 vCard
Harry E. Ekblom Jr. Partner (617) 338-2843 vCard
Michael W. Fenn Counsel (617) 338-2494 vCard
William C. Hanson Associate (617) 338-2983 vCard
Oded Har-Even Counsel / Managing Director (212) 660-5002 vCard
John Hunt Partner (617) 338-2961 vCard
Jon M. Jenkins Partner (212) 660-3016 vCard
Merrill L. Kramer Of Counsel (202) 775-1224 vCard
William A. Levine Partner (617) 338-2921 vCard
Jeffrey B. Morlend Associate (617) 338-2818 vCard
Nicole Rives Partner (617) 338-2433 vCard
Leigh Sapir-Kashi Associate (617) 338-2958 vCard
Lewis N. Segall Partner (617) 338-2807 vCard
James R. Silkenat Partner (212) 660-3052 vCard
Laura Steinberg Partner (617) 338-2867 vCard
Carol G. Wolff Partner (617) 338-2877 vCard

Backed by a firm of approximately 175 lawyers located in Boston, London, New York and Washington, D.C., our Private Equity Group is a multidisciplinary team of practical and innovative lawyers representing companies, venture capital funds and private equity firms in a wide range of matters. Our size and philosophy uniquely position us to deliver a small-firm feel with large-firm experience.

We also regularly advise a variety of institutional investors, including insurance companies; public, private and foreign pension funds; public and private foundations; and fund of funds in connection with their investments in private equity funds and their direct investments in companies, including as co-investors with a fund or as mezzanine finance providers.

Representative Client Work

  • Represented a private equity fund in its $140 million acquisition of a public software company
  • Represented a European private investment fund as lead in a $17.3 million Series C financing round for U.S.-based medical device company
  • Represented Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund as lead in a $25 million Series B financing venture round for a U.S.-based cleantech company
  • Represented two insurance companies and a fund of funds in an $80 million equity co-investment with a buyout fund sponsor in the acquisition of a security systems technology company
  • Represented two insurance companies, an investment manager and institutional endowment fund in a $90 million equity investment in a vineyard properties investment fund
  • Represented an insurance company and mezzanine fund in a $12 million equity co-investment with a buyout fund sponsor in the acquisition of a specialty chemicals manufacturer
  • Represented a telecom tower company in $15 million expansion/growth preferred equity investment by a private equity group
  • Represented a supply and contract management software provider in its sale by auction to a private equity group
  • Represented the founders in the $120 million sale of a personal care products company to private equity fund