Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners and BeyondTrust on Strategic Investment from Clearlake Capital

Kirkland & Ellis advised BeyondTrust, a leader in Privileged Access Management, on a strategic investment from Clearlake Capital Group. Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, will continue as a majority investor in BeyondTrust following its investment in 2018. Financial terms of the transaction, which is subject to customary regulatory approvals, were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Phillips and Sean Kramer, tax partner Devin Heckman, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, capital markets partner Robert Goedert, and antitrust & competition partners Andrea Murino and Mark Gardner. Debt finance partners Christopher Kirkham and Brian Ford also provided support.