Kirkland & Ellis advised Trustwave Holdings, Inc., a privately held data protection and information security company headquartered in Chicago with an enterprise value of $850 million, in its acquisition by Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), one of Asia’s leading communications companies. Following the close of the acquisition, SingTel plans to combine its state-of-the-art information and communications technology with Trustwave’s broad portfolio of managed security services. Post-acquisition, Trustwave will operate as a standalone business unit of SingTel.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Scott Falk and associates Joydeep Dasmunshi, Ryan Haas and Kevin Frank, IP partners Neil Hirshman and Aaron Lorber and associate Tom Connors, ERISA partner Robert Zitko, tax partner Keith Villmow, international trade partner Joanna Ritcey-Donohue, government and internal investigations partner H. Boyd Greene, and antitrust partner James Mutchnik.
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