Kirkland & Ellis is advising private equity firm Bain Capital on the $5.3 billion acquisition of consulting firm Guidehouse from technology investor Veritas Capital. The transaction was announced November 6, 2023. The Mclean, Virgina-based Guidehouse advises companies in the public sector and commercial marketplace, including firms within the defense & security, energy, infrastructure & sustainability, financial services and health industries. Guidehouse has more than 17,000 professionals based in more than 55 locations globally.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Christopher Thomas and Matt Whited; debt finance partners Yuli Wang and Melissa Hutson; capital markets partner Josh Korff and Michael Kim; and tax partners Mike Carew and Christine Lehman; with support from corporate associates Frankie Gregg and Elizabeth Garai.