Ropes & Gray Advises Berkshire Partners in Acquisition of Majority Stake in AHEAD
Ropes & Gray advised Berkshire Partners in its acquisition of a majority stake in AHEAD, a provider of enterprise cloud services, from Centerbridge Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction was announced on Sept. 26 in a press release.
Berkshire Partners is a 100% employee-owned, multi-sector specialist investment firm that invests in well-positioned, growing companies across technology and communications, consumer, healthcare, and business services and industrials. Since inception, Berkshire Partners has made more than 150 private equity investments and has a strong history of collaborating with management teams to grow the companies in which it invests.
The team that advised Berkshire Partners was led by private equity partner Christian Westra, private equity associate Brandon Winer, private equity partner Taylor Hart, and included tax partner Leo Arnaboldi III, finance partners Arek Maczka and Stefanie Birkmann, executive compensation & benefits partner Renata Ferrari and litigation & enforcement partner Thomas Brown.