Press Release

Kirkland Represents Cision Ltd. on Agreement to be Acquired by an Affiliate of Platinum Equity for $2.74 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised Cision Ltd. (NYSE: CISN), a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals, on its definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $2.74 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020 and is subject to customary closing conditions.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Mark Fennell, Joshua Zachariah and Peter Stach, along with Stephen Ritchie.