Ropes & Gray Advises Siguler Guff on $1.575 Billion Fundraising for Small Buyout Opportunities Fund IV
Ropes & Gray advised Siguler Guff on Small Buyout Opportunities Fund IV, which announced its final close on Jan. 14. Fund IV was oversubscribed, closing at $1.575 billion after six months of fundraising, exceeding its $1.25 billion target.
Siguler Guff is a multi-strategy private equity investment firm which, together with its affiliates, has over $14 billion of assets under management. Through direct investments and by partnering with specialist private equity sponsors, Fund IV will focus on investing in a diverse set of small and lower middle market U.S. companies. As in the prior funds, Fund IV will target established, often founder-led companies with niche market-leading positions where value can be created through building and growing the business.
The Ropes & Gray team advising Siguler Guff was led by asset management partner Michael Doherty and included tax partner Dan Kolb, benefits partner Josh Lichtenstein, asset management counsel Michael Jurasic, tax counsel Seth Piken, asset management associates Jieying Ding, Steve Zaorski and Roger Deming, tax associate Brandon Dunn, and benefits associate Daniel Rockower.