Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners in Investment in Ericsson Business Unit

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners, a leading technology investment firm, in its agreement to invest $200 million in iconectiv, a subsidiary of Ericsson.  iconectiv is a leading partner in the communications industry enabling the interconnection of networks, devices and applications for more than 2 billion people every day.  The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.  To read more about the transaction, please click here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Phillips and Rodin Hai-Jew, tax partner Keith Villmow, intellectual property partner John Lynn and international trade partner Mario Mancuso.