Park Place Technologies’ Acquisition of Curvature


Ropes & Gray advised Park Place Technologies on the deal.

Park Place Technologies, a portfolio company of Charlesbank and GTCR, closed its agreement to acquire Curvature, which describes itself as the global leader in independent, multi-vendor support and pre-owned network and data center equipment.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction closed on Nov. 10th.

The acquisition provides new opportunities to introduce Curvature’s customers to Discover, Monitor, Support, Optimize (DMSO), a fully integrated approach to managing critical infrastructure. In 2020, Park Place introduced and developed DMSO in response to customers’ needs to maximize uptime, create cost efficiencies, enable greater infrastructure control and visibility, and enhance asset performance.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Taylor Hart (Boston; Picture) and private equity associate Dee Kuchukulla (New York), and included, tax partner Aaron Harsh (Boston) and tax associate Tristan Evans-Wilent (New York), private capital transactions partners Kevin Jarboe and Jay Kim (both of Boston) and private capital transactions senior attorney Alyson Stewart (Boston), employment, and executive compensation & benefits partner Joshua Lichtenstein (New York), and employment, executive compensation & benefits counsel Jenny Cooper.

Involved fees earner: Jenny Cooper – Ropes & Gray; Tristan Evans-Wilent – Ropes & Gray; Aaron Harsh – Ropes & Gray; Taylor Hart – Ropes & Gray; Kevin Jarboe – Ropes & Gray; Jay Kim – Ropes & Gray; Dee Kuchukulla – Ropes & Gray; Joshua Lichtenstein – Ropes & Gray; Alyson Stewart – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Park Place Technologies Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti