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Dealwatch: Kirkland and Slaughters Lead on £3.1 Billion Sophos Take-Private as Fried Frank Advises on €11 Billion Permira Final Close

Kirkland is mentioned regarding the Firm's role in Surf Buyer Limited's £3.1 billion recommended cash acquisition of Sophos Group PLC.

"Continuing the recent trend for high-value take-private deals, the £3.1bn buyout of UK cybersecurity company Sophos Group PLC has prompted lead mandates for Slaughter and May and Kirkland & Ellis as a transatlantic team from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson advised Permira on the €11bn final close of its seventh buyout fund."

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This article appeared in its entirety in the October 17, 2019, edition of Legal Business.