Sunstone Partners’ Investment in Vcheck Global

Foley & Lardner advised Vcheck Global on the deal, while Choate represented Sunstone Partners.

Vcheck Global, a leader in background check and due diligence investigation services, announced its strategic investment from Sunstone Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled services companies.

Vcheck offers a full suite of solutions, including diligence and investigation services and a growing portfolio of technology solutions for third-party risk management, vendor/supply chain due diligence, and enhanced due diligence for capital markets, lending and corporate compliance organizations.

The company’s proprietary software platform uses artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to power their leading investigative and research teams to deliver a wide range of diligence and background reports with market-leading quality and delivery timelines amid an increasingly complex and fast-moving global regulatory and risk environment. Vcheck has rapidly become a market leader in domestic and international due diligence and investigations, supporting many of the largest corporations, financial institutions, law firms, and private equity firms in the world.

Through the partnership with Sunstone, Vcheck Global is positioned to continue executing an aggressive growth strategy by fueling the development of innovative offerings and expanding its delivery capabilities to continue to provide standard-setting service levels and accuracy for its clients.

The Foley team was led by Partner Louis Lehot (Picture), Senior Counsel Eric Chow, and Special Counsel Catherine Zhu, with support from Partners Casey Knapp, Kamran Mirrafati, Greg Neppl, and Raj Tanden, Special Counsel Marina Choundas, and Associate Alex Ravski.

The Choate team included Geoff Alden, Associate, Mark A. DeFeo, Partner, Rees M. Hawkins, Partner, Lyndsey M. Kruzer, Principal, Wells W. Miller, Partner, Elizabeth Powers, Of Counsel, Brendan Roberts, Associate, Ed Saad, Partner, and Kevin M. Sarro, Senior Associate.

Involved fees earner: Geoff Alden – Choate; Mark DeFeo – Choate; Rees Hawkins – Choate; Lyndsey Kruzer – Choate; Wells Miller – Choate; Elizabeth Powers – Choate; Brendan Roberts – Choate; Edward Saad – Choate; Kevin Sarro – Choate; Marina Choundas – Foley & Lardner LLP; Eric Chow – Foley & Lardner LLP; Casey Knapp – Foley & Lardner LLP; Louis Lehot – Foley & Lardner LLP; Kamran Mirrafati – Foley & Lardner LLP; Gregory Neppl – Foley & Lardner LLP; Alexander Ravski – Foley & Lardner LLP; Raj Tanden – Foley & Lardner LLP; Catherine Zhu – Foley & Lardner LLP;

Law Firms: Choate; Foley & Lardner LLP;

Clients: Sunstone Partners Management LLC; Vcheck Global;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini