Ropes & Gray Advises Epiris on Acquisition of The Club Company
Ropes & Gray has advised Epiris, the UK-based private equity group on its acquisition of The Club Company, the UK’s leading country club operator, from a company affiliated with Lone Star Funds. The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
The Club Company operates 13 country clubs predominantly located in central and southern England. The clubs have over 40,000 members and offer a range of facilities, including championship-standard golf courses, state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities, swimming pools and tennis courts, as well as bars, restaurants and accommodation.
The Ropes & Gray team included finance partner Malcolm Hitching, tax partner Brenda Coleman and real estate partner David Seymour, supported by private equity associates Victoria McGrath, Electra Callan and Hayley Stokes; tax associate Andrew Douglas and real estate associate Will Bryant – all based in London.