Main Post Growth Capital II, L.P.’s $700 Million Fundraising


Ropes & Gray served as counsel to Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies across the consumer value chain, on their sophomore fund, Main Post Growth Capital II, L.P. with $700 million of capital commitments from a select group of respected global investors.


The Fund was oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap less than three months after the official launch. Main Post completed its inaugural fundraise in 2016 with $400 million of limited partner capital commitments, well in excess of its initial target of $250 million.

M2O Private Fund Advisors, LLC served as placement agent on the transaction

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private investment funds partner Arthur Andersen III (Picture) and included private investment funds partner Raj Marphatia, tax partner Jim Brown, ERISA partner Peter Rosenberg, private investment funds associates Jieying Ding and Yonatan Levy, tax & benefits associates Franziska Hertel, Chris Shim, and Alexa Voskerichian, corporate associates Jack Jessee and Sasha Ivanov, and paralegal Reina Cracknell.

Involved fees earner: Arthur Andersen III – Ropes & Gray; Raj Marphatia – Ropes & Gray; Jieying Ding – Ropes & Gray; Yonatan Levy – Ropes & Gray; Jack Jessee – Ropes & Gray; Alexandra Ivanov – Ropes & Gray; James Brown – Ropes & Gray; Franziska Hertel – Ropes & Gray; Chris Shim – Ropes & Gray; Alexa Voskerichian – Ropes & Gray; Peter Rosenberg – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Main Post Partners;