Press Release

Kirkland Represents VisasQ on Acquisition of Coleman Research Group

Kirkland & Ellis is advising VisasQ Inc. (TYO: 4490), a leading knowledge platform in Japan, on its acquisition of Coleman Research Group, Inc., a US-based expert network service firm. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Financing for the transaction involves a public preferred share issuance by VisasQ Inc., as well as lending from certain Japanese banks.

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The Kirkland team is led by transactional partners Jesse Sheley and Ram Narayan. The team also included government, regulatory & internal investigations partner Richard Sharpe, technology & IP transactions partners Min Wang and Joanna Thomson, executive compensation partner Rob Fowler, employment & labor partner Sydney Jones, employee benefits partner Maureen O’Brien, tax partner Mike Carew, debt finance partner Gautam Agarwal, antitrust & competition partner Michael Thorpe, international trade and national security partner Nathan Mitchell and real estate partner Roberto Miceli.