Stephanie Lapidus focuses her practice on representing private equity firms and public companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, strategic investments and other general corporate matters in a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, technology, consumer products, energy/infrastructure, and retail.


  • Represented Martignetti Companies on its acquisition of privately held Hartley & Parker, a Connecticut family-owned liquor distribution company.
  • Represented Exeter Capital in partnering with NOBULL, a high growth athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand. 
  • Represented Castanea Partners in its
    • investment in Tatcha LLC, a luxury skincare company 
    • investment in Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, LLC, a retailer and wholesaler of branded artisanal ice creams
    • investment in Brew Dr. Kombucha, LLC, a producer of kombucha beverages
    • investment in Simms Fishing Products, a manufacturer of technical fishing apparel and accessories
    • investment in Fitness Anywhere LLC, a developer of innovative suspension training equipment and content under the TRX® brand 
    • investment in Donald J. Pliner, Inc., a designer of men’s and women’s footwear and accessories
    • investment in Proenza Schouler, LLC, a leading footwear and accessories designer
    • investment in Ippolita, a luxury jewelry brand
  • A consortium of hospitals in a sale transaction for a tri-gen power plant servicing the hospitals.
  • Represented TSG Consumer Partners in connection with its investments in CytoSport, Alexis Bittar, Radio Systems Corporation and Raybern’s
  • Represented Genstar Capital in its acquisition of Telestream, a world-class provider of live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions
  • Represented Planet Fitness in its sale to TSG Consumer Partners
  • Represented Samsonite in connection with its acquisitions of the High Sierra, Speck and Gregory brands.
  • Represented State Street Bank in its acquisition of the fund administration services business of Goldman Sachs
  • Represented EMCOR Group in its $455 million acquisition of RepCon Strickland, a provider of refinery and petrochemical services
  • Represented Eversource in its merger with Northeast Utilities, which created one of the nation’s largest utilities, with an enterprise value totaling $17.5 billion
  • Represented Veolia and I Squared Capital in their acquisition of the Kendall Square Power Station, a 256 megawatt producer of electrical and steam energy
  • Represented Becton Dickinson in its acquisition of CRISI Medical Systems
  • Represented the underwriters in the IPO of Foundation Medicine, Inc.

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