Raxit P. Shah

Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish
Areas of Practice

Raxit is primarily a deal lawyer who focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions. As part of his practice, Raxit also advises clients and their portfolio companies on general corporate and operational matters. He has experience advising private equity firms, strategic investors and public and private companies with transactions in the healthcare, technology, retail and education industries among others.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray in 2019, Raxit was a mergers and acquisitions associate in the Chicago office of another leading global law firm. During law school, Raxit interned for the Director of the Enforcement Division at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Raxit also has experience in pro bono immigration asylum representations.


  • Represented GHO Capital in its acquisition of or majority investment in
    • ClearView Healthcare Partners, a leading life sciences strategic consultancy firm supporting pharma and biotech sponsors globally, from RLH Equity Partners
    • Velocity Clinical Research, an integrated site organization for clinical trials serving biopharmaceutical and contract research organization clients, from NaviMed Capital
    • X-Chem, Inc., a leading provider of DNA-Encoded Library based discovery services to biopharma partners, from an affiliate of the Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman LLC
    • Two Labs LLC, a strategic consulting and commercialization provider to the biopharma industry, from Excellere Partners, and the subsequent combination of Two Labs LLC with Envision Pharma Group
  • Represented Cressey & Company in connection with its
    • investment in Trella Health, a leading source of health care growth insights and performance analytics data, alongside existing lead investor Panoramic Ventures
    • sale of a portfolio company in the post-secondary health care education space to another financial sponsor
  • Represented Centerbridge Partners and CDPQ in its acquisition of Medical Solutions, one of the largest providers of total workforce solutions in the health care industry, from TPG Growth
  • Represented McNally Capital in connection with its sale of Genesys Aerosystems, a leading provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil operators, to Moog Inc
  • Represented Gauge Capital in its acquisition of America’s Job Exchange, a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions
  • Represented Lakeview Capital in its acquisition of The Mochi Ice Cream Company, the largest branded manufacturer of mochi ice cream in North America, from Century Park Capital Partners
  • Represented Genstar Capital in its sale of and reinvestment in Association Member Benefits Advisors, a national affinity-based membership and marketing insurance agency
  • Represented Maverick Capital in the sale of its equity interest in FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, to Ahold Delhaize and Centerbridge Partners
  • Represented McNally Capital in connection with its investment in Altamira Technologies, a provider of mission-focused analytics and engineering solutions to the U.S. national security community
  • Represented a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners in its acquisition of an online health information storage software solution company
  • Represented Marathon Petroleum Corp. in connection with its $23.3 billion acquisition and related financing of Andeavor to create a leading midstream company at a total enterprise value of $35.6 billion*
  • Represented Follett School Solutions, Inc. in its acquisition of a company with a post-secondary readiness solution through a cloud-based platform*

*Experience prior to joining Ropes & Gray

Areas of Practice