Fenwick represented 40 North Ventures, an early-to-growth stage venture capital fund focused on technology investments in the industrial sector, in its acquisition of investments in eleven companies from GE Ventures’ portfolio. 40 North Ventures is part of 40 North, the multi-billion-dollar related investment platform of Standard Industries, a leading, privately-held global industrials company with more than 15,000 employees and over 180 manufacturing facilities spread across 80 countries.
These eleven new portfolio companies are aligned with 40 North Ventures’ focus on technology and business model innovation, adding to its growing portfolio of high-performance companies building the industrial future. More information about the acquisition can be obtained from 40 North Ventures’ announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partner Ian Goldstein, of counsel Brian Hicks, associates Matthew Holbreich, Jason Parkin and Sarah Hill.