Press Release

Kirkland Represents Francisco Partners and Capsilon in Sale to Ellie Mae

Kirkland & Ellis represented private equity firm Francisco Partners and its portfolio company Capsilon, the leading provider of AI-powered mortgage automation software for mortgage lenders, investors and servicers, in Capsilon's acquisition by Ellie Mae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Financial terms of the transaction are undisclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Sean Kramer and Austin Pollet and associates Andrew Walker and Lesley Hamilton; tax partner Devin Heckman; executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday; and antitrust partner Marin Boney. The team also included transactional partner Adam Phillips, debt finance partner Christopher Kirkham and tax partner Karen Lee.