Ropes & Gray Advises Inflexion on Reed & Mackay Sale

In The News
May 5, 2021

Ropes & Gray has advised Inflexion, a UK-headquartered private equity firm, and other shareholders (including the management team) on the sale of Reed & Mackay, a premium corporate travel management and events business, to TripActions, a US headquartered business travel and spend management platform. 

Inflexion invested in Reed & Mackay in 2016, with Ropes & Gray advising the management team of Reed & Mackay on the deal.  Since then, Inflexion has supported the company’s growth both organically and through acquisitions in the UK, Germany, France, Australia and the US.  This included Reed & Mackay’s acquisitions of Gray’s Travel Management in 2017 and Hillgate Travel in 2018.  Ropes & Gray advised Reed & Mackay on both of these deals. 

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity transactions partner Elizabeth Todd and counsel Victoria McGrath in London. Other members of the team included: private equity transactions  partner Bob Rivollier (New York), associate Nick Matthew and trainee associate Olivia Bennett (both based in London) and Samuel Levitt (New York); antitrust partner Ruchit Patel, counsel Lisa Kaltenbrunner, and associates Vincenzo Volpe and James Parkinson (all based in London); finance partner Alex Robb and associate Hoey Lee; tax partner Brenda Coleman; and data, privacy & cybersecurity trainee Dorothea Weitzer (all based in London).