New Mountain Capital’s Partnership with Emmes

Ropes & Gray advised New Mountain Capital in the deal.

New Mountain Capital announced its growth partnership with Emmes, a global, tech-enabled full-service clinical research organization. As part of the transaction, affiliates of New Mountain will acquire Emmes’ ownership interests from Behrman Capital, the company’s majority investor, and from Emmes’ other investors. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in early July, were not disclosed. 

Emmes is a global, full-service clinical research organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation.

New Mountain Capital is a New York-based investment firm with over $37 billion in assets under management.

The Ropes & Gray team that advised New Mountain Capital was led by private equity partner Todd Kornreich, and included private equity partner John Sorkin, private equity associate Ishan Jhingran, leveraged finance partner Arek Maczka, employment partner Richard Kidd, employment counsel Christine Lacku, tax & benefits partner Danna Kivell, health care partner David Peloquin, tax partner Allysa Kollmeyer, tax partner Adam Greenwood, real estate counsel Annise Maguire, litigation & enforcement counsel Steven Kaye, intellectual property partner Violetta Kokolus, data, privacy & cybersecurity counsel Kevin Angle, private equity partner Victoria McGrath, life sciences regulatory & compliance partners Lincoln Tsang and Gregory Levine, data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Rohan Massey, litigation & enforcement partners Jonathan Klarfeld and Ama Adams and antitrust partner Ruchit Patel.

Involved fees earner: Christine Lacku – Kirkland & Ellis; Ama Adams – Ropes & Gray; Kevin Angle – Ropes & Gray; Adam Greenwood – Ropes & Gray; Ishan Jhingran – Ropes & Gray; Steven Kaye – Ropes & Gray; Richard Kidd – Ropes & Gray; Danna Kivell – Ropes & Gray; Jonathan Klarfeld – Ropes & Gray; Violetta Kokolus – Ropes & Gray; Allysa Kollmeyer – Ropes & Gray; Todd Kornreich – Ropes & Gray; Gregory Levine – Ropes & Gray; Arek Maczka – Ropes & Gray; Annise Maguire – Ropes & Gray; Rohan Massey – Ropes & Gray; Victoria McGrath – Ropes & Gray; Ruchit Patel – Ropes & Gray; David Peloquin – Ropes & Gray; John Sorkin – Ropes & Gray; Lincoln Tsang – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; Ropes & Gray;

Clients: New Mountain Capital;