Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, in the successful restructuring of Vector Capital II, L.P., a 1999 vintage fund, Vector Capital III, L.P., a 2005 vintage fund, and affiliated investment vehicles, for approximately $450 million. The full press release is available here.
The Kirkland team was led by Chicago investment funds group partner Michael Belsley and included San Francisco private equity partner Jeffrey B. Golden, P.C., San Francisco investment funds partners Sarah Kirson, P.C. and Matthew Dickman, Chicago investment funds group partners Michael Chu and Scott Moehrke, Chicago tax partners Don Rocap and Lee K. Morlock, P.C., Chicago litigation partner John F. Hartmann, P.C., Washington antitrust partners Ellen Jakovic and Carla Hine, San Francisco investment funds group associates Robert Broderick, Sina Chehrazi, April Larkin, Tony Song and Emma Whenham, Chicago investment funds associate Phil Giglio, San Francisco private equity associates Ellenie Hollis and Ari Levi, and London tax associate Brad Hillson.