One Equity Partners’ Acquisition of BRUSH

Dechert advised One Equity Partners in the transaction.

One Equity Partners executed its acquisition of BRUSH Group, a leading independent provider of equipment, services and solutions for electrical power generation and distribution. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

One Equity Partners is a middle market private equity firm focused on the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors in North America and Europe. The firm builds market-leading companies by identifying and executing transformative business combinations. OEP is a trusted partner with a differentiated investment process, a broad and senior team, and an established track record generating long-term value for its partners. Since 2001, the firm has completed more than 300 transactions worldwide. OEP, founded in 2001, spun out of JP Morgan in 2015. The firm has offices in New York, Chicago, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

The Dechert cross-border team involved lawyers from its Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. offices, including corporate/PE partners Ross Allardice (Picture) and Derek Winokur; and associates Jamal Tuhin, Ruth Taylor, Daniel Mansfield, Minakshi Mittal, G.T. Harris, Eve Wright and Jason Wu; finance partners Philip Butler and Samantha Koplik; and associates Bishoy Eskander and Jonathan Groves; labor partner Jason Butwick, counsel Jeffrey Rubin, and associates Alexis Westwood and Jennifer Hill; IP partner Paul Kavanagh and associate Madeleine White; antitrust partners Alec Burnside and Clemens York, counsel Michael Okkonen and associate Delphine Strohl; tax partner Daniel Hawthorne and associate Nicolas Kokkinos; employee benefits associate Michael Binko; real estate counsel Elizabeth Le Vay; environmental partner Abbi Cohen; and international trade partner Darshak Dholakia.

Involved fees earner: Ross Allardice – Dechert; Michael Binko – Dechert; Alec Burnside – Dechert; Philip Butler – Dechert; Jason Butwick – Dechert; Abbi Cohen – Dechert; Darshak Dholakia – Dechert; Jonathan Groves – Dechert; G.T. Harris – Dechert; Daniel Hawthorne – Dechert; Jennifer Hill – Dechert; Paul Kavanagh – Dechert; Nicolas Kokkinos – Dechert; Samantha Koplik – Dechert; Daniel Mansfield – Dechert; Minakshi Mittal – Dechert; Michael Okkonen – Dechert; Jeffrey Rubin – Dechert; Delphine Strohl – Dechert; Ruth Taylor – Dechert; Jamal Tuhin – Dechert; Alexis Westwood – Dechert; Madeleine White – Dechert; Derek Winokur – Dechert; Eve Wright – Dechert; Jason Wu – Dechert; Clemens York von Wartenburg – Dechert; Bishoy Eskander – Herbert Smith Freehills; Elizabeth Le Vay – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Dechert; Herbert Smith Freehills; Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: One Equity Partners;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler