Ropes & Gray Advises McNally Capital in Xcelerate Solutions Investment
Ropes & Gray represented McNally Capital, a lower middle-market private equity firm focused on founder and family-owned businesses, in an investment in Xcelerate Solutions. The investment was announced on January 12. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Xcelerate is a leading defense and national security company providing services for enterprise security, digital transformation and strategic consulting. McNally invested in Xcelerate out of McNally Capital Fund II, the firm’s committed buyout vehicle.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Tim Castelli, private equity counsel Janet Coscino and private equity associate Joseph Herriges and included finance partners Greg Bauer and Andrea Hwang, employment & benefits partners Jen Cormier and Stephanie Bruce, tax partner Aaron Harsh, asset management counsel Matthew Holt, litigation & enforcement counsel Steve Kaye, tax counsel Sam Duncan, Sara Clevering and Tristan Evans-Wilent, employment & benefits counsel Jenny Cooper and IP transactions counsel Thomas Burke.