Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented private equity firm GTCR, which today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Callcredit Information Group Limited to TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) for £1.0 billion in cash consideration. Callcredit is the second largest credit reference agency in the UK, and was acquired by GTCR in 2014. The transaction is anticipated to close late in the second quarter or early in the third quarter pending regulatory approval. More information on the transaction is available in GTCR’s press release.
The Kirkland team included corporate partners Mark Fennell, Emma Lange-Novak, Gavin Gordon, Aprajita Dhundia and Stephen Ritchie, and associates John Kosir, Matt O’Hare and Talya Levy.