Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Vitruvian Partners in Meriplex Acquisition

Kirkland & Ellis represented Vitruvian Partners in its acquisition of a majority interest in Meriplex, a leader in managed cybersecurity, IT and SD-WAN solutions for small and medium sized businesses in the United States. Meriplex existing shareholder Clairvest Group Inc. (TSX: CVG) will retain meaningful equity in Meriplex and will remain as a minority shareholder alongside Meriplex’s management team led by founder and CEO David Henley, who will continue to run the business.

Read more in Meriplex’s press release 

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Phillips and Jana Glock and associates Elena Simion and Lauren Iwasaki; debt finance partners Christopher Kirkham and Daniel Schwimmer and associates Chris Massie and Sara Koniewicz-Krob; executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday and associates Tom Kotlowski and Anthony Ji; and tax partner Devin Heckman and associate David Gilbert.