Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners on Strategic Growth Investment in News Break

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, on its $100 million round of Series C funding for News Break, the Nation’s No. 1 Intelligent Local News App. As part of the transaction, Francisco Partners will gain a seat on News Break’s Board of Directors.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Sean Kramer and associate Jana Glock, with support from transactional partner Adam Phillips; tax partner Devin Heckman; and technology & IP transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh.