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Ropes & Gray Advises H.I.G. Capital in a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Wastequip

Practices: Private Equity, Finance, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, Labor & Employment, Tax

Ropes & Gray advised H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity firm, in connection with a definitive agreement pursuant to which an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital is to acquire Wastequip, a leading North American manufacturer of waste equipment, from Centerbridge Partners, L.P. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.

Wastequip has an international network of manufacturing facilities and one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry. The company's brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Mountain Tarp, Cusco and Go To Parts.

The Ropes & Gray team includes private equity partners Michael Roh and Daniel Evans, private equity associate Jessica Cooney, finance partner Stefanie Birkmann, finance associate Daniel Lee, benefits partner Allie Alperovich, benefits associate Claire Rosa, labor & employment partner Megan Bisk, labor & employment senior attorney Stephanie Bruce, tax partner Adam Greenwood and tax & benefits associate Alexa Voskerichian.