Press Release

Kirkland Represents Vervent on Acquisition of First Equity Card Corporation

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vervent, one of the pre-eminent Lending as a Service (LaaS) companies, on Vervent’s acquisition of First Equity Card Corporation, one of the nation’s leading providers of bankcard solutions for building or re-building credit. Their addition to Vervent’s strong, tech-forward, and effective business model will continue to position the company for future success and bolster the company’s accelerated growth trajectory. 

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Ravi Agarwal and David Feirstein and associate Eric St Bernard, debt finance partner Sara Whyte, and tax partners Jared Rusman and Timothy Campany.