Ropes & Gray Helps Main Post Land $700M For 2nd PE Fund

Law360 (November 27, 2018, 3:47 PM EST) -- San Francisco-based private equity firm Main Post Partners, with help from legal adviser Ropes & Gray LLP, has clinched its sophomore investment vehicle after bringing in $700 million from limited partners, the firm announced Tuesday.

The fund, billed as Main Post Growth Capital II LP, will focus on consumer companies, including those within the services and manufacturing sectors. The fund was oversubscribed, though the original fundraising target was unclear. Main Post seeks to make individual investments of between $25 million and $75 million in middle-market companies that are already profitable but poised for growth.

Sean Honey, a managing partner for Main...

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