Kirkland & Ellis counseled Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm that is a Certified B Corporation committed to building enduring businesses, on its partnership with FEV Tutor, the K-12 market leading research and evidence-based online tutoring platform. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Alpine’s partnership will help further FEV Tutor’s mission to develop high-quality, online learning solutions that drive change by positively impacting learning outcomes for students from all backgrounds. As part of the transaction, Jim Tormey of Alpine will be the new Chief Executive Officer at FEV Tutor, with Co-Founders Anirudh Baheti and Ryan Patenaude continuing in leadership roles.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Sean Kramer and James Brownstein and associate Michael Cline; debt finance partner Eric Wedel; tax partner Devin Heckman; and executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday.