Press Release

Kirkland Represents Vista Equity Partners on Sale of Marketo for $4.75 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses, on the sale of Marketo, Inc., the leading provider of engagement marketing software and solutions, to Adobe Systems Incorporated in a transaction announced today and valued at $4.75 billion. The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Stuart Casillas and Abtin Jalali. Morgan Stanley served as financial advisor to Marketo, Inc. More information on the transaction is available in Adobe’s press release.