Ropes & Gray Represents AlpInvest Partners in $1 Billion Continuation Fund Close

In The News
May 30, 2023

Ropes & Gray advised AlpInvest Partners, a subsidiary of global investment firm Carlyle, in the close of a $1 billion Continuation Fund (“the Fund”) by One Equity Partners and co-led by HarbourVest Partners that will support continued growth for two European portfolio companies. The closing was announced on May 10 in a press release.

The additional capital will help drive transformational acquisitions and continued growth at aftermarket construction parts manufacturer and distributor USCO SpA and laboratory glassware manufacturer DWK Life Sciences.

The Ropes & Gray team that represented AlpInvest Partners was led by alternative asset opportunities partners Isabel Dische and Adam Dobson, and also included tax partners Christopher Agnoli and Daniel Kolb, asset management partners Laura Hirst and Lindsey Goldstein, and premerger partner Ruchit Patel.  

Ropes & Gray was recently ranked as the #1 firm in the 2023 Secondaries Investor Annual Survey, a survey of law firm secondary market activity.