Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Vista on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Applause

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses, on its decision to acquire Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality. The acquisition combines the unique technology and broad customer adoption of Applause Digital Experience solutions with Vista's strategic and operational expertise for high-growth technology companies. With Vista’s backing, Applause will accelerate its market leadership for digital testing, user feedback and market insights offerings. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Stuart Casillas and associates James Beach, Jordan Wappler and Devon Mongeluzzi.