Ropes & Gray Represents Charlesbank Capital Partners in its Acquisition of Empire Today
Ropes & Gray represented Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC in its acquisition of Empire Today, which is a home improvement and home furnishing company based in Northlake, Illinois, specializing in installed carpet, flooring and window treatments. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction, which was signed on Aug. 6, closed on Nov. 10. The press release is here.
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private investment firm managing more than $8 billion of capital focused on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings.
The Ropes & Gray team that represented Charlesbank was led by private equity associate PJ Sullivan and private equity partner Taylor Hart (both of Boston), and included private equity associates Catherine Simes, Connie Shen and Brandon Winer (all of Boston).