Ropes & Gray Represents H.I.G. Capital in its Acquisition of Continental Batteries

In The News
January 25, 2021

Ropes & Gray represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of Continental Batteries. The terms of the transaction, which was announced on Jan. 21, were not disclosed. The press release is here. 

Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Continental is a leading distributor of aftermarket batteries to the electric utility vehicle, automotive, commercial, marine and industrial markets. Based in Miami, H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $43 billion of equity capital under management. 

The Ropes & Gray team that represented H.I.G. Capital was led by private equity partner Carl Marcellino (New York), and included finance partners Andrea Hwang and Stefanie Birkmann (both of New York), tax partner Benjamin Rogers (San Francisco), employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Alexandra Alperovich (Boston), data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Edward McNicholas (Washington D.C.), real estate partner Peter Alpert (Boston) and private equity associate Kim Ton-That (New York).