Partners Group and Kohlberg & Co.’s Acquisition of BlueSky Restoration Contractors

Ropes & Gray advised Partners Group and Kohlberg & Company in the transaction.

Partners Group and Kohlberg & Company executed the acquisition of BlueSky Restoration Contractors, LLC. The company’s management team retained an ownership stake. BlueSky’s previous majority owner, Dominus Capital, retained a minority stake. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

BlueSky specializes in real estate damage services that stabilize emergency situations and restore businesses and property back to pre-loss condition. 

Partners Group is a leading global private markets firm that has invested over $150 billion since 1996 in private equity, private real estate, private debt and private infrastructure on behalf of its clients.

Kohlberg & Company is a leading U.S. private equity firm that has organized nine private equity funds since 1987 through which it has raised $12 billion of equity capital. 

The Ropes & Gray team advising Partners and Kohlberg was led by private equity partner Garrett Charon (Picture; New York), and included employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Alexandra Alperovich (New York), tax partner Pamela Glazier (Boston), private equity partners David Blittner (New York) and Will Shields (Boston), private equity associate Doug Giannantonio (New York), leveraged finance partners Steven Rutkovsky and Alexander Zeltser (both of New York), litigation & enforcement partner Peter Welsh (Boston), IP transactions partner Violetta Kokolus (New York), private equity counsel Andrea Bidegaray Stephen (New York), employment, executive compensation & benefits counsel Jenny Cooper and Peter Rosenberg (both of Boston), real estate counsel Annise Maguire (Washington, D.C.) and Chrystal LaRoche (New York), and litigation & enforcement counsel Steven Kaye (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Alexandra Alperovich – Ropes & Gray; Andrea Bidegaray Stephen – Ropes & Gray; David Blittner – Ropes & Gray; Garrett Charon – Ropes & Gray; Jenny Cooper – Ropes & Gray; Doug Giannantonio – Ropes & Gray; Pamela Glazier – Ropes & Gray; Steven Kaye – Ropes & Gray; Violetta Kokolus – Ropes & Gray; Chrystal LaRoche – Ropes & Gray; Annise Maguire – Ropes & Gray; Peter Rosenberg – Ropes & Gray; Steven Rutkovsky – Ropes & Gray; William Shields – Ropes & Gray; Peter Welsh – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Zeltser – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C.; Partners Group;