Ropes & Gray Advises Epiris on Diamorph Acquisition
Ropes & Gray has advised UK private equity firm Epiris on Epiris Fund II’s acquisition of Diamorph, a supplier of advanced material solutions for demanding and safety-critical applications. This is Fund II’s fifth investment. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Diamorph is the market leader in a variety of niche applications, ranging from rollers used in ceramic tile kilns, through bearings and insulators used in traditional and renewable energy generation and distribution, to rotor vanes and other composites used in pumps and compressors. The business enjoys close and longstanding relationships with customers globally.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Phil Sanderson with finance partner Malcolm Hitching leading on the finance aspects of the deal. Other members of the London-based team included private equity associates Victoria McGrath, Electra Callan and Laura Kayani and finance associates Pinar Celebi and Sean Darling.