Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Clearlake Capital Group on Agreement to Acquire Syncsort Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, on its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Syncsort, Inc., which was announced today.  Headquartered in northeast New Jersey, Syncsort provides powerful, secure, enterprise-grade software that spans “Big Iron to Big Data.” Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The full release is available here.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Hamed Meshki and Luke Guerra, and included corporate associates Bianca Levin-Soler and Michele Cumpston; and debt finance partners David Nemecek and Nisha Kanchanapoomi and associate Jennifer Yapp.