Mary Wallace

Of Counsel

Washington, D.C. Office

Mary Wallace, Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office, has been a corporate lawyer for over thirty years and is a member of the M&A and Private Equity Group. Mary has extensive experience in sophisticated corporate and finance transactions, including broad experience in investor-side representation in investments in private equity and mezzanine funds and mezzanine debt and equity co-investment transactions. She has represented public pension fund investors, including the Washington State Investment Board, the San Francisco City and County Employees’ Retirement System and the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, as well as private investors, such as the alternative investment program of a global health services company.

Mary represents financial institutions and other entities in connection with private debt financings (secured and unsecured), co-investment transactions, private equity financings and restructurings involving privately held companies. She regularly negotiates and drafts complex legal documents to implement these transactions.

  • Fund Investments

    Mary has recently represented insurance companies in connection with the following investments:

    • $40 million investment in Ironwood Capital Partners V LP
    • Euro 50 million investment in Pemberton Strategic Credit Fund II SCSP SICAV-RAIF
    • Euro 20 million investment in Pemberton Senior Loan Fund SCSP SICAV-RAIF
    • $80 million investment in Penfund Capital Fund VII U.S. Limited Partnership

    Mary also recently represented public pension plans in connection with their commitments to:

    • AEW Core Property Trust (U.S.), Inc.
    • AEW Essential Housing Fund, LP
    • Francisco Partners Agility II, L.P.
    • Francisco Partners VI, L.P.
    • GIP Aquarius Fund, SCSP
    • Stonepeak Global Renewables Fund
    • Balderton Capital VIID, S.L.P.
    • Exeter Europe Logistics Value Fund IV S.C.Sp
    • Spring Lane Capital Fund II LP
    • Versant Venture Capital VIII, L.P., Versant Voyageurs II, L.P. and Versant Vantage II, L.P.
    • Vida Ventures III, L.P.
    • PSG V L.P.
    • Providence Strategic Growth Europe L.P.


    Mary's recent co-investment transactions include:

    • Insurers’ $15 million equity co-investment in connection with the acquisition of Fecon, LLC
    • Insurers’ $30 million equity co-investment in connection with the acquisition of Monroe Engineering Group LLC
    • Insurers’ $20 million equity co-investment in connection with the acquisition of CH Group Holdings, LLC
    • Insurers’ $5 million mezzanine debt investment in connection with the acquisition of ALCOM, LLC