Ridgemont Equity Partners’ Acquisition of Agape Care Company

Dechert advised Ridgemont Equity Partners in the transaction.

Ridgemont Equity Partners executed its acquisition of Agape Care Group, a leading provider of hospice and palliative care in the Southeast US. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Ridgemont Equity Partners is a middle market buyout and growth equity investor. The firm focuses on equity investments up to $250 million in industries including business and industrial services, energy, healthcare, and technology communications.

The Dechert team that advised Ridgemont included corporate partners Markus Bolsinger (Picture) and Gregory Schernecke, associates Philip Treesh, Mihai Morar, Nicole Godani, Andrew Darnell, and Ranjini Ramesh, law clerk Cecilia Vaino, and senior legal assistant Kim Lloyd; finance partners Scott Zimmerman and Ani Ravi, and associates Dienna Corrado, D’Juan Neal and Daniel Chesler; healthcare partner Susan Hendrickson; tax partner Edward Lemanowicz, and associates Guen soo Park and Elizabeth Guidi; real estate special counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas; labor partner Alan Berkowitz and counsel Ian Downes; antitrust partner Craig Falls, counsel Beverly Ang, and associate Agnese Nadalini; privacy & cybersecurity partner Timothy Blank, and associates Michael Tierney and Hilary Bonaccorsi; employee benefits partner Howard Klein, and associates Baraka Nasari, Michael Binko and Sarah Burke; intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski and operations supervisor Michael Riego; environmental partner Abbi Cohen and counsel John Ix; international trade partner Darshak Dholakia; litigation partner Neil Steiner and senior paralegal Kurt Vinson; financial services associate Kathleen Hyer and senior paralegal Janet Groome; and research analysts Claudia Cohen and Stephen Durgee.

Involved fees earner: Elizabeth Guidi – Debevoise & Plimpton; Beverly Ang – Dechert; Alan Berkowitz – Dechert; Michael Binko – Dechert; Timothy Blank – Dechert; Markus Bolsinger – Dechert; Hilary Bonaccorsi – Dechert; Sarah Burke – Dechert; Daniel Chesler – Dechert; Abbi Cohen – Dechert; Dienna Corrado – Dechert; Andrew Darnell – Dechert; Darshak Dholakia – Dechert; Ian Downes – Dechert; Craig Falls – Dechert; Nicole Godani – Dechert; Susan Hendrickson – Dechert; Kathleen Hyer – Dechert; John Ix – Dechert; Howard Kleinman – Dechert; Edward Lemanowicz – Dechert; Mihai Morar – Dechert; Agnese Nadalini – Dechert; Baraka Nasari – Dechert; D’Juan Neal – Dechert; Guen Park – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Ranjini Ramesh – Dechert; Ani Ravi – Dechert; Thomas Rayski – Dechert; Gregory Schernecke – Dechert; Neil Steiner – Dechert; Michael Tierney – Dechert; Philip Treesh – Dechert; Scott Zimmerman – Dechert;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; Dechert;

Clients: Ridgemont Equity Partners;