Blackstone’s Investment in Life Science Logistics

Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone in the transaction.

Blackstone announced its proposed strategic investment in Life Science Logistics. Blackstone is making the investment through funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities.

Founded in 2006, Life Science Logistics partners with governments, global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and medical device providers to deliver end-to-end supply chain solutions and emergency preparedness infrastructure services across the U.S.

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager, with $731 billion in assets under management including investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. 

The Simpson Thacher team included Anthony Vernace (Picture), Michael Chao and Beini Chen (M&A); Alden Millard and Adam Moss (Financing); Gregory Grogan and Caitlin Lucey (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Jonathan Goldstein, Sophie Staples and Scott Grundei (Tax); Lori Lesser and Bobbie Burrows (Intellectual Property); Krista McManus (Real Estate); Peter Guryan, Kelly Karapetyan, Max Fischer-Zernin and William Kearney (Antitrust); and Adeeb Fadil and Timothy Mulvihill (Environmental).

Involved fees earner: Bobbie Burrows – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Chao – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Beini Chen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adeeb Fadil – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Maxime Fischer-Zernin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gregory Grogan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Scott Grundei – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Guryan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Kearney – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lori Lesser – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Caitlin Lucey – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Krista McManus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; J. Alden Millard – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adam Moss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Timothy Mulvihill – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sophie Staples – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Anthony Vernace – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Blackstone;