Ropes & Gray advised HDT Global in the deal.
HDT Global entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Nexus Capital Management from Charlesbank Capital Partners.
Primarily serving the U.S. military and its allies, HDT Global designs and manufacturers a range of highly engineered and integrated expeditionary products and solutions for extreme environments, including tactical shelters, environmental control units, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) filtration and protection systems, heaters and power generators, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems and robotics.
Nexus is an alternative asset investment management company based in Los Angeles, California, that was founded in 2013. Nexus employs a flexible investment mandate that focuses on long-term value creation by partnering with leading management teams and businesses.
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private investment firm with more than $15 billion of capital raised since inception.
The Ropes & Gray team advising HDT was led by mergers & acquisitions partner Jane Goldstein (Picture) and private equity associates PJ Sullivan and Brandon Winer (all of Boston) and included tax partner Ben Rogers (San Francisco), employment & benefits partners Jenny Rikoski and Doug Brayley, private equity partner Amanda Morrison, real estate partner Peter Alpert (all of Boston), and litigation & enforcement partner Colleen Conry (Washington, D.C.).
Involved fees earner: Peter Alpert – Ropes & Gray; Douglas Brayley – Ropes & Gray; Colleen Conry – Ropes & Gray; Jane Goldstein – Ropes & Gray; Amanda McGrady Morrison – Ropes & Gray; Jennifer Rikoski – Ropes & Gray; Benjamin Rogers – Ropes & Gray; Paul Sullivan – Ropes & Gray; Brandon Winer – Ropes & Gray;
Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;
Clients: HDT Global;