Ropes & Gray Advises Summa Equity in its Acquisition of G-CON Manufacturing
Ropes & Gray advised Summa Equity in its acquisition of G-CON Manufacturing, a leading maker of prefabricated cleanrooms used by the pharmaceutical industry. The transaction was announced on July 20. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The press release is here.
G-CON, based in College Station, Texas, designs, builds and installs turnkey compliant suites called PODs for a global biopharma customer base focused on biologics, pharma and cell and gene therapy manufacturing. Summa Equity invests in companies that are solving global challenges and creating positive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) outcomes for society.
The Ropes & Gray team that advised Summa Equity was led by private equity partner Carolyn Vardi (New York), and included finance partner Andrea Hwang (New York), tax partner Elaine Murphy, IP transactions partner Violetta Kokolus (New York), employment, executive compensation & benefits partners Alexandra Alperovich (New York) and Megan Bisk (Boston), health care partner Timothy McCrystal, litigation & enforcement partners Lisa Bebchick (New York) and Ama Adams (Washington D.C.), real estate partner Peter Alpert (Boston), real estate counsel Chrystal LaRoche (New York) and litigation & enforcement counsel Steven Kaye (Boston).