Ropes & Gray Represents Gauge Capital in Strategic Investment in Exigo
Ropes & Gray represented Gauge Capital in connection with its recapitalization in partnership with the founders and management team of Exigo. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Dallas, Exigo’s Platform as a Service supports its direct selling customers with a comprehensive point-of-sale, commission management, reporting and customer relationship management platform. Exigo’s clients operate in 120 countries and the software supports 30 languages and 40 currencies. Gauge Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas and manages more than $2 billion.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction was announced on March 21 in a press release.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Matthew Richards (Chicago), and included leveraged finance partner Gregory Bauer (Chicago), private equity associates Lisa Chan and Joe Clavin (both of San Francisco), leveraged finance associate Madalyn Lake (Chicago), tax partner Pamela Glazier (Boston), tax associate Jonathan Rhein (New York), benefits partner Matthew Jones (Chicago), litigation & enforcement partner Nicholas Berg (Chicago), IP transactions partner Edward Black (Boston), labor & employment counsel Jenny Cooper (Boston), IP transactions counsel Christopher Han (New York), mergers & acquisitions counsel Thomas Burke (New York), litigation and enforcement counsel Steven Kaye (Boston), benefits counsel Sharon Remmer (New York) and real estate counsel Laurie Nelson (New York).