Press Release

Kirkland Advises on Sale of Talentsoft

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Goldman Sachs and other shareholders of Talentsoft as they enter into exclusive negotiations with Cegid to create a French leader on the European market for Payroll and Human Resources Management solutions in the Cloud. Cegid plans to strengthen its position in the Payroll and Human Resources Management market with the proposed acquisition of Talentsoft, one of the key players in Cloud Talent Management solutions.

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The transaction remains subject to the approval of regulatory authorities and to the information and consultation processes of the relevant employee representative bodies in accordance with applicable laws.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Vincent Ponsonnaille and associates Emmanuel Enrici and Amanda Levi-Acobas; tax partner Nadine Gelli and associate Sonia Bouaffassa; antitrust & competition partner Paula Riedel and associates Philipp Gnatzy, Samantha Hobson-Jones and Sandeep Ravikumar; and technology & IP transactions partner Jennifer Wilson and associate Rebecca Gover.