Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners on Combination of TradingScreen and Imagine Software

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, on the dual acquisitions of TradingScreen, a provider of trading execution and order management software, and Imagine Software, a real-time risk and compliance software platform. The combined company, TS Imagine, will be a dynamic end-to-end trading and portfolio management software platform for connecting the investment management industry with a network of brokers, banks and exchanges.

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The Kirkland teams for both acquisitions were led by corporate partner Sean Kramer and associate Jared Maher; debt finance partners Brian Ford and Shawn Bagdasarian; tax partner Devin Heckman; executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday; employee benefits partner Adria Crowe; employment & labor partner Sydney Jones; technology & IP transactions partner Vladamir Khodosh; and antitrust & competition partner Andrea Murino. Corporate partners Adam Phillips, Matt Cohen and Chris Keegan provided support.