Press Release

Kirkland Represents BMC Software in Sale to KKR

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents BMC Software, a global leader in software solutions for the digital enterprise owned by an investor group led by Bain Capital Private Equity and Golden Gate Capital together with GIC, Insight Venture Partners and Elliott Management, which announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which KKR will acquire BMC. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. More information on the transaction is available in the BMC press release.

The Kirkland team was led by Matthew O’Brien, Christopher Elder and Lauren Yeager on M&A matters, along with Matthew Steinmetz, Jeremy Veit and Sarkis Jebejian. Michelle Kilkenney, Joshua Korff, Michael Kim and Katie Bolanowski led on financing matters.