Press Release

Kirkland Advises Thoma Bravo on Fundraises Totaling Over $32 billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, on the completion of fundraising for its buyout funds totaling more than $32.4 billion in capital commitments: Thoma Bravo Fund XV, a $24.3 billion fund, Thoma Bravo Discover Fund IV, a $6.2 billion fund and Thoma Bravo Explore Fund II, a $1.8 billion fund (the “Funds”). Each fund surpassed its target, demonstrating the strong support by Thoma Bravo’s diverse network of investors for the firm’s buyout strategies. Thoma Bravo Fund XV represents the largest tech-focused buyout fund ever raised.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Katie St. Peters, Matt Block, Charles Chen, Bruce Ettelson, Nathan Jimenez, Ed Kirby, John Muno, Adam Parks, Mike Pergler, Sarah Roberts, Laura Stake and associate Eric Scharphorn, investment funds regulatory partners Josh Westerholm and Ryan Swan, and tax partners Dan Meehan, Paul Patrow and Meg Dewar.