Press Release

Kirkland Advises Vitruvian Partners in Strategic Growth Investment in KCAS Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vitruvian Partners, a leading international growth investor, in its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in KCAS Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services (KCAS). KCAS is a leading U.S.-based Contract Research Organization providing comprehensive GLP-compliant bioanalytical and biomarker development testing services for the biotech, pharmaceutical and animal health industries. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Adam Phillips and associate Jana Glock, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, and tax partner Devin Heckman.