Gauge Capital III’s $800 Million Fundraising


Ropes & Gray represented Gauge Capital in the transaction.

Gauge Capital (“Gauge”), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced the closing of its third fund with an oversubscribed first and final close of $800 million in commitments. The Gauge Capital team is the largest investor in the fund and represents over 25% of the committed capital.

Gauge Capital is a private equity firm that partners with owners, managers, and equity stakeholders of successful middle market companies to maximize their potential. Gauge focuses on investing in growing services and technology-enabled companies in the business and consumer, healthcare, industrial, government and food sectors.

Ropes & Gray asset management partner and buyout and growth equity team co-leader Deb Lussier (Picture) led the team advising Gauge, which also included tax partner Kat Gregor, asset management associates Rob Rossi, Shawn Donovan, Ryan DiLorenzo, and Mike Santopietro, tax associates Ariella Mutchler and Richard Rowley, and corporate paralegal Alyssa Williams.

Involved fees earner: Ryan DiLorenzo – Ropes & Gray; Shawn Donovan – Ropes & Gray; Debra Lussier – Ropes & Gray; Ariella Mutchler – Ropes & Gray; Robert Rossi – Ropes & Gray; Richard Rowley – Ropes & Gray; Michael Santopietro – Ropes & Gray; Kat Saunders Gregor – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Gauge Capital, LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti