Debevoise Advises Harbourvest as Lead Investor in Lime Rock Partners’ $1.9 Billion Acquisition Fund

29 June 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising HarbourVest Partners, LLC as the lead investor in Lime Rock Partners IV AF, L.P., a $1.9 billion acquisition fund. The fund has acquired the remaining assets formerly owned by Lime Rock Partners IV, L.P., a 2006 vintage fund.

HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets asset manager with more than 35 years of experience and more than $49 billion in assets under management. HarbourVest’s global team has committed more than $32 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $18 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $7 billion directly in operating companies.

The Debevoise team is led by partners Andrew M. Ahern (funds) and Kevin M. Schmidt (M&A) and includes partners Adele M. Karig and David J. Schwartz; counsel Cate H. Bae; and associates Mark S. Boyagi, Samuel M. Duncan and Yana M. Mereminsky.

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