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Latham & Watkins Advises Graham Partners in US$937 Million Fund Formation

November 5, 2020
Members of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice are advising the lower middle market private equity firm on its fifth fund.

Graham Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm, has announced the final closing of its fifth buyout fund, Graham Partners V, L.P. (together with its parallel partnerships, Graham V), totaling US$937 million in commitments. Graham V was oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap. Through Graham V, Graham Partners seeks to continue its history of partnering with technology-driven advanced manufacturing-related companies that are spurring innovation across a broad array of end markets including food, medical, advanced building products, intelligent transportation systems, and packaging, among others.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Graham Partners in the fund formation with an Investment Funds team led by New York partner Edward Nelson, with associates Oliver Prakash-Jenkins, John Welling, and Michelle Aizin. New York partner Gregory Hannibal, with associate Lea Li, advised on tax matters.