Ropes & Gray Represents GHO Capital and The Vistria Group in Acquisition of Alcami

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November 8, 2022

Ropes & Gray represented GHO Capital and The Vistria Group in its acquisition of Alcami, a pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization, from funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners and Ampersand Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The announcement was made public on Nov. 8 in a press release.

Alcami, headquartered in North Carolina, has over 40 years of experience advancing products through every development lifecycle stage. Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners, is the European specialist investor in global healthcare. The Vistria Group is a middle-market private investment firm focused on delivering financial returns and societal impact.

The Ropes & Gray team included private equity partners Timothy Castelli and Neill Jakobe, leveraged finance partners Nichole Lopez-Tackett and Alexander Zeltser, tax partner Elaine Murphy, benefits partner Jennifer Cormier, real estate partner Peter Alpert, data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Edward McNicholas, life sciences regulatory & compliance partner Josh Oyster, healthcare counsel Alison Fethke and private equity associate Andrew Pomranke.