Press Release

Kirkland Advises TA Associates-Backed Aptean on Strategic Growth Investment

Kirkland & Ellis counseled TA Associates-backed Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical, industry-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain software, on its definitive agreement to receive a strategic investment from Insight Partners, a New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm, and TA Associates. With its new investment, TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, will become the lead shareholder of Aptean. Charlesbank Capital Partners, a middle-market private investment firm based in Boston and New York, will continue as a shareholder, while Vista Equity Partners will fully exit its stake in the company.

Read Aptean’s press release

Kirkland’s TA and Aptean team was led by corporate partners Jana Glock, Adam Phillips and Elena Simion; and tax partner Devin Heckman.

Kirkland’s Vista team was led by corporate partners Marc Browning, Rodin Hai-Jew, Brittany Sakowitz and Mark Ramzy.