Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bain Capital on Strategic Investment in Carson Group

Kirkland & Ellis advised Bain Capital on its strategic investment in Carson Group, one of the fastest-growing financial technology and services firms in the country, valuing the business over $1 billion. The investment, along with a commitment to provide additional growth capital, will help Carson Group support its continued growth, technology development, and expansion by acquisition. Carson Group will continue to operate under its current executive leadership team, led by Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ron Carson, who will remain the majority owner.

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The Kirkland team was led by special situations partner Ranesh Ramanathan, corporate partner Payson Lyman and tax partner Mike Carew, and also included executive compensation partner Kate Coverdale, corporate associate Luke Schafer and tax associate Ruth Thomson.