Press Release

Kirkland Advises Thoma Bravo’s Adenza on its Sale to Nasdaq for $10.5 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Adenza, a provider of mission-critical risk management and regulatory software to the financial services industry, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm and long-time Kirkland client, on its definitive agreement to be acquired by Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ), a technology company serving the global financial system, for $10.5 billion in cash and shares of common stock.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Peter Stach, Corey Fox and Brett Nelson and associates Jeremy Mandell and Sophie Daroff; capital markets partners Brad Reed, Michael Keeley and Cot Eversole; debt finance partners Fred Lim and Patrick Loughery; tax partners Kevin Coenen and Adam Kool; and technology and intellectual property transactions partner Aaron Lorber and associate Jessie Perlman.