Kirkland & Ellis represented leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC, in its final fundraising for Thoma Bravo Fund XIII, its latest flagship fund to date. Fund XIII closed at $12.6 billion, reaching its hard cap, and was significantly oversubscribed. Fund XIII will enable Thoma Bravo to continue to pursue its proven investment approach of owning and building high quality software companies.
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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners John Muno and Katie St. Peters and included investment funds partners Bruce Ettelson, Michael Chiswick-Patterson, Faris Elrabie, Laura Stake, Josh Westerholm and Ryan Swan, investment funds associates Edward Kirby, Casey O’Brien and Danielle Weinberg Dixon, tax partners William Welke and Daniel Meehan and tax associate Meg Dewar and employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer and associate Erica Rozow.
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