Ropes & Gray represented Wynnchurch Capital on fundraising for Fund V.
Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., a leading middle market private equity firm, executed the closing of its fifth private equity fund, Wynnchurch Capital Partners V, L.P at $2.277 billion of committed capital.
The Fund, which had a target of $1.6 billion, was significantly oversubscribed, resulting in the Fund reaching its hard cap and closing quickly after its initial launch in September 2019. Fund V investors include: state pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, insurance companies, corporate pension plans, investment advisors and family offices from around the globe
Founded in 1999, Wynnchurch has been successfully investing in middle market companies for over twenty years. Wynnchurch has closed five private equity funds since its founding and has more than $4.2 billion of committed capital under management.
The Private Fund Group of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC served in an advisory capacity with respect to the private placement.
The Ropes & Gray team, led by Amanda Persaud (Picture), included Jim Brown, Joel Wattenbarger, Mark Sugino, Alyssa Clough Horton, Kathryn Seevers, Jim Sullivan, Mike Gynn, Scott Asonye, April Herleikson, Morris Jerome, Elyssa Westby and Susan Dunn.
Involved fees earner: Nnaemeka Scott Asonye – Ropes & Gray; James Brown – Ropes & Gray; Alyssa Clough Horton – Ropes & Gray; Susan Dunn – Ropes & Gray; Michael Gynn – Ropes & Gray; April Herleikson – Ropes & Gray; Morris Jerome – Ropes & Gray; Amanda Persaud – Ropes & Gray; Kathryn Seevers – Ropes & Gray; Mark Sugino – Ropes & Gray; James Sullivan – Ropes & Gray; Joel Wattenbarger – Ropes & Gray; Elyssa Westby – Ropes & Gray;
Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;
Clients: Wynnchurch Capital;