Ropes & Gray Represents VettaFi and Aretex Capital Partners in Acquisition of ROBO Global Index Suite
Ropes & Gray represented VettaFi, a portfolio company of Aretex Capital Partners, in its acquisition of the ROBO Global index suite. ROBO Global indexes focus on helping investors capture opportunities of fast-growing robotics, artificial intelligence, and healthcare technology companies around the world. With the acquisition of this suite, VettaFi’s full range of index solutions now underpins more than $17 billion in ETFs and other investment vehicles. The announcement was made April 6 in a press release.
VettaFi is a data, analytics, digital distribution, and thought leadership company that helps asset managers build successful, differentiated businesses, with indexing as a major pillar and focus for future innovation. The ROBO Global indexes now part of VettaFi’s index offerings include the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index, ROBO Global Artificial Intelligence Index and ROBO Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Garrett Charon, tax partner Benjamin Rogers, employment & benefits partner Danna Kivell, asset management partner Anna Lawry, private equity partner Arek Maczka and IP transactions partner Ed Black.