Audax’s Acquisition of Kofile

Shea & Company, LLC served as financial advisor and Gunderson Dettmer served as legal advisor to Kofile. Ropes & Gray advised Audax Private Equity on the deal.

Kofile, a market-leading provider of information management and access systems solutions for government agencies nationwide, has been acquired by Audax Private Equity, a leading private equity firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco.

The Gunderson Dettmer deal team was led by Brooks Stough (Picture) and John Olson and included Colin Chapman, Aaron Fiske, Jaime Narayan, Jeff Goldman, Matthew Martinez, Emma Bechara, Cameron Jahansouz, Peter Jung, Emily Lieberman, Julie Mahoney, Scout Moran, Justin Peters, Jessica Verran-Lingard, Geoffrey Wright and Albert Yeh.

The Ropes & Gray team that advised Audax was led by private equity partners Kendrick Chowand finance partner Michael Lee, and included private equity associates Michael Palermo and Kathleen Nolan Mastromarino, and corporate associate Catherine Caputo Harrigan (all of Boston) as well as tax partner Lee Allison (New York), strategic transactions counsel Thomas Burke (New York), litigation & enforcement partner Joshua Levy (Boston), labor & employment partner Megan Bisk (Boston), tax partner Josh Lichtenstein (New York), litigation & enforcement partner Thomas Brown (New York) and real estate partner Peter Alpert (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Emma Bechara – Gunderson Dettmer; Colin Chapman – Gunderson Dettmer; Aaron Fiske – Gunderson Dettmer; Jeffrey Goldman – Gunderson Dettmer; Cameron Jahansouz – Gunderson Dettmer; Peter Jung – Gunderson Dettmer; Emily Lieberman – Gunderson Dettmer; Julie Mahoney – Gunderson Dettmer; Matthew Martinez – Gunderson Dettmer; Scout Moran – Gunderson Dettmer; Jaime Narayan – Gunderson Dettmer; John Olson – Gunderson Dettmer; Brooks Stough – Gunderson Dettmer; Jessica Verran-Lingard – Gunderson Dettmer; Geoffrey Wright – Gunderson Dettmer; Albert Yeh – Gunderson Dettmer; Lee Allison – Ropes & Gray; Peter Alpert – Ropes & Gray; Megan Bisk – Ropes & Gray; Thomas Brown – Ropes & Gray; Thomas Burke – Ropes & Gray; Catherine Caputo Harrigan – Ropes & Gray; Kendrick Chow – Ropes & Gray; Michael Lee – Ropes & Gray; Joshua Levy – Ropes & Gray; Joshua Lichtenstein – Ropes & Gray; Kathleen Nolan Mastromarino – Ropes & Gray; Michael Palermo – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Gunderson Dettmer; Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Audax Private Equity; Kofile Preservation Inc;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti