Bain Capital’s acquisition of Camp Australia


A Ropes & Gray team advised Bain Capital in its acquisition of Camp Australia, a leading provider of before- and after-school care programs in Australia.

Financial terms of the transaction, which was announced on Dec. 12, were not disclosed. The acquisition is the latest addition to Bain Capital’s education portfolio, and is expected to close in early 2017.

The cross-practice deal team included private equity partner Brian Schwarzwalder (Picture) (Hong Kong); finance partner Michael Nicklin (Hong Kong); business & securities litigation partner Peter Welsh (Boston); and tax partner Elaine Murphy (Boston), as well as private equity associates Oliver Nip and Boxin Wang (both of Hong Kong); finance associate Jacqueline Zheng (Hong Kong); tax associates Benjamin Rogers and Hillel Nadler (both of Boston), and senior business & securities litigation associate Steve Kaye (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Brian Schwarzwalder – Ropes & Gray; Oliver Nip – Ropes & Gray; Boxin Wang – Ropes & Gray; Michael Nicklin – Ropes & Gray; Jacqueline Zheng – Ropes & Gray; Peter Welsh – Ropes & Gray; Steve Kaye – Ropes & Gray; Elaine Murphy – Ropes & Gray; Benjamin Rogers – Ropes & Gray; Hillel Nadler – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Bain Capital;