Ropes & Gray Represents Berkshire Partners in its Investment in UpStack, Inc.
Ropes & Gray represented Berkshire Partners in its investment in UpStack, Inc. Terms of the transaction, which was announced on April 14, were not disclosed. The press release is here.
Upstack, Inc. uses advanced technology to enable an extensive team of cloud and internet infrastructure advisors to offer customized solutions for businesses of all sizes. Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based firm with 35 years of investment history, aims to invest $100 million to $1 billion in each portfolio company.
The Ropes & Gray team that represented Berkshire Partners was led by private equity partner Taylor Hart (Boston), and included private equity associates Graham Foster (Boston) and Steven Mikel (Chicago), senior diligence attorney Richard Wheeler (Boston), employment, executive compensation & benefits partners Megan Bisk (Boston) and Joshua Lichtenstein (New York), tax partner Pamela Glazier (Boston), litigation & enforcement counsel Brendan Hanifin (Chicago), employment, executive compensation & benefits associate Sean Smith (Boston), and strategic transactions counsel Thomas Burke (New York).