Press Release

Kirkland Advises General Catalyst on Growth Investment in SonarSource

Kirkland & Ellis advised General Catalyst on its lead role in a growth equity financing of SonarSource, the leading platform for clean code. The financing, which also included participation from Advent International, Insight Partners, and Permira’s Growth Opportunities Fund, raised $412 million in new investment and values SonarSource at $4.7 billion. SonarSource will use the investment to grow its go-to-market team globally as the company drives toward $1 billion in revenue.

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 The team was led by corporate partner Christian Atwood and associate Nils Remole, with assistance from corporate partner Hendrik Braun and associates Brian Prewitt and Jan Mahlke, technology & IP transactions partners Aaron Lorber and John Patten and associate Kevin Jacobsen, tax partner Lee Morlock and associate Steven Cantor, international trade & national security partner Luci Hague and associate Billy Phalen, and ESG & Impact partner Mary Beth Houlihan.