Ropes & Gray Represents Audax Private Equity in its Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Flashpoint
Ropes & Gray represented Audax Private Equity in its acquisition of a majority stake in Flashpoint, a global leader in actionable threat intelligence. The transaction was announced on July 21. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The press release is here.
Flashpoint is a New York-based global leader in actionable threat intelligence for organizations that demand the fastest, most comprehensive coverage of threatening activity on the internet. The Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Audax Private Equity has invested over $7 billion in more than 140 platforms and over 975 add-on companies, and is currently investing out of its $3.5 billion, sixth private equity fund.
The Ropes & Gray team that advised Audax Private Equity was led by private equity partner Kendrick Chow (Boston), and included finance partner Kevin Jarboe (Boston), tax partner Lee Allison (New York), employment, executive compensation & benefits partners Jennifer Rikoski and Megan Bisk (both of Boston), litigation & enforcement counsel Steven Kaye (Boston), mergers & acquisitions counsel Thomas Burke, litigation & enforcement partner Thomas Brown and private equity associate Cory Reno (all of New York).