Ropes & Gray Advises Source Advisors on Acquisition of GovGrant

In The News
April 3, 2023

Ropes & Gray has advised Source Advisors – a US tax consulting firm offering R&D Tax Credit, Cost Segregation, LIFO inventory, §179D, and §45L solutions – on its acquisition of GovGrant, a premier UK-based R&D tax relief services and Intellectual Property consulting firm.  Source Advisors has been backed by Boston-based BV Investment Partners since 2022.

The deal, which is part of Source Advisors’ global expansion strategy, will also provide GovGrant the platform for exponential growth. Together, Source Advisors and GovGrant will work closely to ensure a smooth transition for their clients and employees as they expand their reach worldwide.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity transactions counsel Laura Kayani and partner Elizabeth Todd, with partners Timothy Castelli and PJ Sullivan, associates Padraic Daly, Andrew Pomranke and William Zimmerman, and trainees Charlotte Hoggarth and Simon Jagoe. Other members of the team included: partner Gregory Bauer, associates Michelle Vivian and Patrick MacDonald (finance); partner Chris Agnoli and associates Brandon Dunn and Charlie Voisey (tax); partner Jennifer Cormier and associate Erika Steinbauer (employment and employee benefits); associate Catherine Keeling (data, privacy & cybersecurity); counsel Paige Berges (litigation & enforcement); and associate Harriet Banner (real estate).