Silverfleet Capital’s Investment in CARE Fertility


Ropes & Gray has advised pan-European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital on its investment in CARE Fertility Holdings Limited, a leading UK fertility group, which was announced on 18 April and is due to complete in May.

Financial terms have not been disclosed.

Silverfleet Capital has entered into a binding contract to acquire a majority stake in CARE, which operates nine clinics and 13 satellite facilities providing extensive coverage across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The investment builds upon Silverfleet’s experience in the healthcare sector and will enable CARE to continue its strong and diversified growth.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Phil Sanderson (Picure) with finance partner Malcolm Hitching leading on the finance aspects of the deal. Other members of the London-based team included private equity associates Tarun Patel, Electra Callan, Hayley Stokes and Craig Jourdan and finance associates Jack Bodkin, Sean Darling and Jacob Bennett.

Involved fees earner: Jacob Bennett – Ropes & Gray; Jack Bodkin – Ropes & Gray; Electra Callan – Ropes & Gray; Sean Darling – Ropes & Gray; Malcolm Hitching – Ropes & Gray; Craig Jourdan – Ropes & Gray; Tarun Patel – Ropes & Gray; Philip Sanderson – Ropes & Gray; Hayley Stokes – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Silverfleet Capital;