Ropes & Gray Represents TPG and Wind River in $4.3 Billion Sale to Aptiv PLC
Ropes & Gray represented TPG Capital and its portfolio company Wind River in the software company’s $4.3 billion sale to Aptiv PLC. The acquisition is expected to close mid-year 2022 and is subject to customary conditions. The transaction was announced on Jan. 11, 2022 in a press release.
TPG Capital is the private equity platform of TPG, a leading global alternative asset management firm with $109 billion of assets under management. Wind River, based in Alameda, California, is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems.
The Ropes & Gray team that advised TPG Capital and Wind River was led by private equity partner Mike Roh (Boston), and included private equity partners Howard Glazer (Los Angeles) and Kate Withers (New York), private equity associate Joshua Coombes (Boston), leveraged finance partner Arek Maczka (New York) benefits partner Matt Jones (Chicago), litigation & enforcement partners Jonathan Klarfeld, Ama Adams and Maria Calvet (all of Washington, D.C.), Ruchit Patel (London), Brendan Hanifin (Chicago) and Daniel McCaughey (Boston), IP transactions partner Megan Baca (Silicon Valley), tax partner Adam Greenwood (New York), data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Edward McNicholas (Washington, D.C.), and real estate partner Peter Alpert (Boston).