Press Release

Kirkland Advises KKR on Burning Glass and Emsi Combination

Kirkland & Ellis counseled KKR, Burning Glass Technologies’ largest investor, on Burning Glass’ combination with Emsi to create a leading labor market analytics firm. As part of the transaction, KKR is making a follow-on investment in the combined company, and Strada Education Network, Emsi’s current owner, will be exiting its investment. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners John Pitts and Kyle Watson and associates Fernanda Langa and Ryan McNamara; real estate partner Andy Van Noord; tax partner Lane Morgan; and debt finance partners Eric Wedel and Ben Steadman.