Press Release

Kirkland Represents GTCR Portfolio Company Optimal Blue in Sale to Black Knight

Kirkland & Ellis represented GTCR and its portfolio company Optimal Blue in the sale of the company to Black Knight (NYSE:BKI) for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion. Optimal Blue operates the residential mortgage industry's leading digital marketplace, connecting approximately 3,500 mortgage lenders and brokers with 185 mortgage investors through a digital network that facilitates approximately $2 trillion of transactions annually.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Stephen Ritchie and Christopher Thomas and associates Kyle McHugh and Brian Arnfelt.