Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. on its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire LANDESK Software from Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As part of the transaction, Clearlake will contribute its portfolio company HEAT Software to the new platform investment in LANDESK Software. LANDESK Software’s leadership in providing software to simplify IT complexity is further strengthened by HEAT's Cloud-based Service Management and Unified Endpoint Management software solutions. 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 Anthony Gin; finance partners David Nemecek and Brian Ford and associates Paul Rezvani and Lina Kaisey; tax partner Russell Light and associate David Mannion; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh and associates Kathryn Moore and Kevin Jacobsen; labor and employment partner Matthew Keiser and associate Michael Schulman; employee benefits of counsel Jack Bernstein and associate Joseph Lifsics; environmental transactions partner Toby Chun and associate Michelle Sliwinski; real estate partner John Caruso and associate Margaret Cremin; executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky and associate Kate Coverdale; antitrust partner Michael Thorpe; and international trade of counsel Jamieson Greer and associate Joshua Thompson.