Kirkland & Ellis advised Appfire, a leading provider of apps that help teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, on TA Associates’ $100 million investment in Appfire. With this investment, Appfire intends to continue its leadership within the Atlassian ecosystem with more than 85 purpose-built products on the Atlassian Marketplace, over 110,000 active installations worldwide, and continued M&A activity. TA’s investment in Appfire comes on the heels of an almost $50 million strategic investment from Silversmith Capital Partners in May 2020, on which Kirkland also advised.
The Kirkland team advising Appfire was led by corporate partners Duncan Enista and Christian Atwood and associates Nils Remole and Molly Boyd.
The Kirkland team advising TA Associates was led by corporate partner Adam Phillips and associates Jana Glock, Annie Zheng and Matthew Green.