Richard Wheeler joined Ropes & Gray in 2016 as an associate. Richard is a member of the firm’s corporate department, and his practice focuses on private equity transactions and strategic mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Richard practiced both in-house at a commercial telecommunications and internet provider, and at another large firm in Boston, where he worked on a variety of corporate and real estate matters, including all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, venture capital financings and public and private company mergers and acquisitions.


  • Represented TPG Special Situations Partners in connection with its acquisition of Credit Suisse’s US Distressed Credit business. 
  • Representing GI Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm, in connection with its proposed acquisition of Daxko. 
  • Represented Revelstoke Capital Partners in its acquisition of Fast Pace Urgent Care, a regional manager of urgent care clinics.
  • Represented Bain and Blackstone in their sale of the digital business of The Weather Company to IBM.
  • Represented American Industrial Partners in the add-on acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corporation.

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