Press Release

Kirkland Represents Vista Equity Partners on Acquisition of Ellucian

Kirkland & Ellis advised funds managed by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm, on its acquisition, alongside funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX), of Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider, from TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Vista and Blackstone will invest in Ellucian through their respective long-term private equity strategies. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Lukas Richards, Sarkis Jebejian, Jonathan Davis and Ari Levi, debt finance partners Sonali Jindal and Austin Glassman, tax partner David Kung, technology & IP transactions partners John Lynn and Daisy Darvall and associate Alex Barata, and antitrust partners Marin Boney and Mark Gardner.