Ropes & Gray Advises Bain Capital Crypto in Launch of its $560 Million Crypto Fund
Ropes & Gray advised Bain Capital Crypto in the launch of its $560 Million Crypto Fund, the private equity firm’s first crypto currency fund. This dedicated early-stage crypto-native fund was created to support crypto/web3 builders from seed through growth. The transaction was announced on March 8 in a press release.
Bain Capital Crypto grew out of Bain Capital Ventures, which has actively invested in the crypto space through both protocols and companies for the last seven years.
The Ropes & Gray team that advised Bain Capital Crypto was led by asset management partner Bryan Hunkele (New York), and included asset management partners Peter Laybourn and Jason Brown (both of Boston) and Jeremy Liabo (Chicago), tax partners James Brown (New York) and Amanda Holt (Boston), benefits partner Joshua Lichtenstein (New York), asset management counsel Michael Jurasic, Charlie Humphreville and Alyssa Horton (all of Boston), litigation & enforcement counsel Alison McLaughlin (Boston), leveraged finance counsel Patricia Teixeira (New York) and leveraged finance partner Patricia Lynch (Boston).