Debevoise is advising Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (“Mitsui USA”) in its acquisition of a minority non-controlling interest in Capitala Group (“Capitala”) and the formation of a strategic partnership between the two firms. The partnership combines Mitsui USA’s global reach and capabilities with Capitala’s proven 20-year track record. Read the press release here.
Mitsui USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., which is based in Tokyo, Japan, and is one of the most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises in the world. Capitala is a $3 billion asset management firm that has been providing capital to lower middle market companies throughout North America for 20 years.
The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Gregory Gooding and includes associates Matthew Delja and Helen Tang, tax partner Rafael Kariyev and associate Cameron Rotblat, and regulatory partner Kenneth Berman and counsel Gregory Larkin.