Press Release
January 14, 2019

Holland & Knight Assists Brownstone Equity Partners on Launch of Initial Fund

Holland & Knight

MIAMI (January 14, 2019) – Holland & Knight advised Brownstone Equity Partners, a new private equity fund based in Boston, on the creation of its debut fund. The fund has raised an initial $40 million.

Brownstone was created by Evan Horton, who previously worked with WestView Capital Partners and Pine Tree Equity Partners. Brownstone will focus on the investment in and growth of small capitalization companies.

"I've worked with Evan on numerous M&A transactions and it was an honor to help launch his new venture," said Jordan Taylor, a Holland & Knight partner who focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Bradley Van Buren, a partner with Holland & Knight who has significant fund formation experience, played a significant role in the representation.

Attorneys in Holland & Knight's Private Equity Practice act as trusted legal and business advisors to funds, portfolio companies, family offices, independent sponsors and other investors. The practice, which has a mostly middle-market focus, recently launched HK Deal Flow®, a unique program that facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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