GHO Capital’s Acquisition of Velocity Clinical Research

Ropes & Gray advised GHO Capital LLP in the transaction.

GHO Capital LLP executed its acquisition of Velocity Clinical Research. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Velocity Clinical Research operates 16 fully-owned sites across 11 US states. Velocity is an integrated site organization for clinical trials, offering dedicated site capabilities to help biopharmaceutical and contract research organization customers find the right patients for their studies.

Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners, is a leading specialist healthcare investment advisor based in London. 

The Ropes & Gray team that represented GHO Capital was led by private equity partner Timothy Castelli (Chicago; Picture), and included private equity partner Neill Jakobe (Chicago), employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Jennifer Cormier (Boston), health care partners Deborah Gersh (Chicago) and Mark Barnes (Boston), life sciences regulatory & compliance partner Albert Cacozza (Washington D.C.), tax partner Elaine Murphy (Boston), finance partners Alexander Zeltser (Boston), Andrea Hwang (New York) and Alexander Robb (London).

Involved fees earner: Mark Barnes – Ropes & Gray; Albert Cacozza – Ropes & Gray; Timothy Castelli – Ropes & Gray; Jennifer Cormier – Ropes & Gray; Deborah Gersh – Ropes & Gray; Andrea Hwang – Ropes & Gray; Neill Jakobe – Ropes & Gray; Elaine Murphy – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Robb – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Zeltser – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: GHO Capital Partners LLP;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini