Press Release

Kirkland advises Bain Capital Tech Opportunities on Investment in SumUp

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Bain Capital Tech Opportunities (“BCTO”) on its investment in SumUp, a global financial technology company headquartered in London. BCTO is leading a €590 million financing round at an enterprise value of €8 billion.


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The team was led by corporate partner Jacob Traff and included associates Nick Appleton, Chris Weale and Steven Hunter, tax partner Alan Walker, technology & IP transactions partner John Patten, financial services regulatory partner Colin Sharpsmith, antitrust partner Carla Hine, and capital markets partner Michael Kim.