Press Release

Kirkland Advises CoinMarketCap on Sale to Binance

Kirkland & Ellis advised CoinMarketCap, a leading industry data site, on its agreement to be acquired by Binance, the operator of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by market volume. Under the terms of the agreement, Binance will take full control of CoinMarketCap’s website. Financial terms were not disclosed. 

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Andy Fleischman and associates Alice Blain and Jordan Federer; executive compensation partner Matthew Shiels and associate Malhar Naik; tax partner Adam Kool and associate Rhonda Dinkins; labor and employment partner Matthew Keiser and associate Sydney Jones; employee benefits partner Melissa Grim; and also included assistance from litigation partners Jay Lefkowitz and Jordan Peterson.