Latham & Watkins Advises Nordic Capital on Investment Into Equashield
Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor, and Equashield have announced that Nordic Capital has joined Equashield’s founders as a significant shareholder. Nordic Capital will support the acceleration of Equashield’s growth ambitions and the achievement of its strategic objective of global leadership in compounding technologies. Equashield is a leading global provider of closed system transfer devices designed to protect healthcare professionals from exposure to hazardous drugs. The investment in Equashield aligns fully with Nordic Capital’s focus on innovative, differentiated, and responsible Healthcare companies.
Latham & Watkins LLP represents Nordic Capital in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Washington, D.C. partner David Brown, with associates Brad Guest, Hilary Albrecht, and Taylor Allison. Advice was also provided on FDA regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Elizabeth Richards, with associate Nathan Beaton; on EU regulatory matters by Paris partner Eveline Van Keymeulen, with associates Jeanne Fabre and Ranulf Barman; on healthcare regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Stuart Kurlander and Bay Area counsel Betty Pang, with associate Leia Gu; on intellectual property matters by Washington D.C. counsel Kieran Dickinson, with associate Ryan Clore; on employment and benefits matters by Washington, D.C. partner Matthew Conway and Chicago partner Nineveh Alkhas, with associate Dan Gocek; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Mandy Reeves, Brussels partner Héctor Armengod, Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann, Brussels counsel Wesley Lepla, and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English; on finance matters by London partner Sam Hamilton, with associates Chris Devine and Ben Wright; on anti-corruption and export controls matters by Washington, D.C. partner Eric Volkman, with associates Christopher D'Agostino, Elizabeth Annis, and Sara Castiglia; on environmental matters by Washington, D.C. partner James Barrett, London partner Paul Davies, and London counsel Michael Green; on real estate matters by Chicago counsel Jeffrey Anderson; on data privacy matters by London partner Deborah Kirk; and on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partner Andrea Ramezan-Jackson.