NovaQuest Private Equity’s $500 Million Fundraising

Ropes & Gray represented NovaQuest Private Equity in the transaction.

NovaQuest Private Equity announced the closing of its NovaQuest Private Equity Fund II at $500 million of LP commitments. The oversubscribed fund includes commitments from a diverse group of new and returning investors including pension plans, insurance companies, asset managers, private foundations, and family offices. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

NovaQuest Private Equity is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle-market healthcare companies primarily in North America. NovaQuest invests in services and technology companies where a strategic partner and operating resources can accelerate growth, targeting companies in healthcare and pharmaceutical services industries.

The Ropes & Gray team that represented NovaQuest Private Equity (Picture) was led by asset management partner Peter Laybourn, and included asset management counsel John Wang, Michael Jurasic and Alyssa Horton.

Involved fees earner: Alyssa Clough Horton – Ropes & Gray; Michael Jurasic – Ropes & Gray; Peter Laybourn – Ropes & Gray; GangQiao Wang – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: NovaQuest Private Equity;