Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners in Acquisition of VitalSource Technologies

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, in its definitive agreement to purchase VitalSource Technologies LLC from Ingram Content Group. VitalSource is an education technology solution provider used by 16 million learners in more than 240 countries.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Sean Kramer and associates James Brownstein and Parth Bhatt; tax partner Devin Heckman and associate Allison Bray; executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday and associate Daniel Rios; employee benefits partner Adria Crowe and associate Iris Michelle Grossman; labor and employment partner Sydney Jones and associate Alexander Flynn-Tabloff; technology & IP transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh and associates Seth Pritchard and Stephanie Lucas; debt finance partner Brian Ford; and antitrust partners Mark Gardner and Andrea Murino and associates Sion Davies and Brittany Lischinsky.