Raxit P. Shah

Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish
Areas of Practice

Raxit is a versatile deal lawyer who focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, 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 & life sciences, technology, manufacturing & industrials and retail industries among others.

Raxit is also actively involved with pro bono work relating to immigration asylum representations and criminal record expungement cases among other matters.


  • Represented GHO Capital in connection with its acquisition of or majority investment in
    • Velocity Clinical Research, an integrated site organization for clinical trials serving biopharmaceutical and contract research organization clients, from NaviMed Capital, and its subsequent acquisition of Meridian Clinical Research, a provider of clinical research services serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
    • Lykan Bioscience and the subsequent business combination of Lykan Bioscience and RoslinCT, two contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs).
    • ClearView Healthcare Partners, a leading life sciences strategic consultancy firm supporting pharma and biotech sponsors globally, from RLH Equity Partners.
    • X-Chem, a leading provider of DNA-Encoded Library based discovery services to biopharma partners, from an affiliate of the Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman.
    • Biocare Medical, a life sciences company focused on oncology related diagnostic reagents and instrumentation.
    • Two Labs, a strategic consulting and commercialization provider to the biopharma industry, from Excellere Partners, and the subsequent combination of Two Labs with Envision Pharma Group.
  • Represented Gauge Capital in connection with its
    • strategic partnership with and recapitalization of Loving Tan, a luxury sunless tanning brand headquartered in Australia.
    • acquisition of Exact Customer, a digital advertising agency.
    • acquisition of America’s Job Exchange, a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions.
  • Represented Cressey & Company in connection with its
    • sale of People, Pets & Vets, an operator of veterinary hospitals, to VetCor, a Harvest Partners portfolio company.
    • acquisition of Lifeway Mobility, a provider of home accessibility and safety solutions for persons with limited mobility, from Rockwood Equity Partners, and its subsequent acquisition of Accessible Systems, a provider of medical devices and equipment intended to serve seniors and people with physical disabilities.
    • investment in Trella Health, a leading source of health care growth insights and performance analytics data, alongside existing lead investor Panoramic Ventures.
  • Represented McNally Capital in connection with its
    • acquisition of The Smith & Oby Company, a HVAC and plumbing mechanical contractor.
    • sale of Genesys Aerosystems, a leading provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil operators, to Moog.
    • investment in Altamira Technologies, a provider of mission-focused analytics and engineering solutions to the U.S. national security community.
  • 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 GI Partners in the sale of a minority stake in its portfolio company Blue Stream Fiber, a provider of cable television and internet broadband services, to Sixth Street.
  • Represented LightBay Capital in the sale of Alliance Animal Health, a veterinary services organization, to L Catterton.
  • Represented CIVC Partners in its sale of Specialized Elevator Services, a provider of elevator maintenance, repair, and modernization services, to 3Phase Elevator, a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners.
  • 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.

Areas of Practice