Ironsides Fund IV’s $755 Million Fund Raising


Ropes & Gray provided legal counsel to Constitution Capital Partners, LLC (CCP) in the formation of Ironsides Fund IV’s investment program, which closed with total commitments of $755 million to the Ironsides funds and their related segregated mandates. The final close of the fund was announced on Jan. 12.

CCP, based in Boston, is a leading private equity firm that focuses on North American small- to mid-cap buyouts. Ironsides IV’s investment program will focus on investments in primary funds with $200 million to $1.5 billion in commitments and direct investments in companies with enterprise values between $100 million and $1 billion.

The Ropes & Gray team advising CCP in the formation of the investment vehicles comprising Ironsides IV’s investment program was led by private investment funds partners Peter Laybourn (Picture) and Debra Lussier and included tax & benefits partner Elaine Murphy, tax & benefits counsel Sabrina Glaser, private investment funds associates Michael Palermo, Lindsay Rutishauser and J.R. Ames, and tax & benefits associate Sydney Leavens.

Involved fees earner: Peter Laybourn – Ropes & Gray; Debra Lussier – Ropes & Gray; Michael Palermo – Ropes & Gray; Lindsay Rutishauser – Ropes & Gray; John Ames – Ropes & Gray; Elaine Murphy – Ropes & Gray; Sabrina Glaser – Ropes & Gray; Sydney Leavens – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Constitution Capital Partners LLC;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti