Ropes & Gray Advises Berkshire Partners in Finalizing its Investment in Thompson Safety
Ropes & Gray advised Berkshire Partners in the closing of its investment in Thompson Safety, a full-service safety company that supplies first aid, safety supplies & PPE, AED, eyewash, fire extinguisher and training services onsite, which helps safety and EHS professionals more efficiently manage their safety programs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The completed investment was announced in a press release on April 25.
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 associate Brandon Winer and private equity partner Taylor Hart, and included tax partner Pamela Glazier, executive compensation & benefits partner Kyle Higley, real estate investments & transactions partner Peter Alpert, and employment & benefits partner Megan Bisk.