Genstar’s Acquisition of Advarra


Ropes & Gray advised Genstar Capital on the deal

Genstar Capital executed the acquisition of Advarra from Linden Capital Partners.

Advarra is a provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance services.

Genstar is a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the healthcare, software, industrial technology, and financial services industries. As part of the transaction Linden Capital Partners intends to reinvest in Advarra via a minority investment upon completion of the transaction.

The team advising Genstar includes private equity partners Howard Glazer (Picture) and Minh-Chau Le, finance partner Michael Lee, life sciences regulatory partner Mark Barnes, and tax partner Ben Rogers.

Involved fees earner: Mark Barnes – Ropes & Gray; Howard Glazer – Ropes & Gray; Minh-Chau Le – Ropes & Gray; Michael Lee – Ropes & Gray; Benjamin Rogers – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Genstar Capital;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti