Press Release

Kirkland Counsels GTCR and GreatCall on Sale of GreatCall to Best Buy for $800 Million

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised GTCR, a leading private equity firm, and GreatCall Inc. on the sale of GreatCall to Best Buy Co. Inc. for cash consideration of $800 million. Headquartered in San Diego, California, GreatCall is the leading provider of connected health and personal emergency response services for active aging, serving over 900,000 subscribers across the United States.  The Best Buy release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Stephen Ritchie, Christopher Thomas and Sean Kramer and associates Matthew Schlosser, Jeff Gilson and David Birnbaum; tax partners Russell Light and Polina Liberman; and technology & IP transactions partner Seth Traxler and associate Matt Colman.