Press Release

Kirkland Advises Accel-KKR on their Successful Public Tender Offer for Basware Corporation

Kirkland & Ellis advises Accel-KKR on their successful public cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares in Basware Corporation, made by the consortium comprising Accel-KKR, Long Path Partners and Briarwood Capital Partners. Basware is a Helsinki-based leading provider of cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) business solutions. The Company creates and delivers cloud-based networked purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions to help customers simplify operations and spend smarter by automating their finance and procurement processes.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Stuart Boyd, Shelly Hirschtritt, Rachel Wolfenden and John Mason Wilkes and associates Jan Kapaon, Anna Metzger and Eric Sweigard; debt finance partners Dan Borg and Stefan Arnold-Soulby and associates Maurice Walsh and Alex Effendowicz; and technology & IP transactions partner John Patten and associate Max Harris.