Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bain Capital Tech Opportunities on Investments in finova and MSO

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, a leading global software investor, on its majority investment in finova, a leading provider of mortgage and savings origination and servicing software in the UK, and its acquisition of MSO, the UK mortgage sales and originations software business of Iress (ASX: IRE). By bringing together these two investments, Bain Capital expects to offer a fuller set of products to current and potential customers, while continuing to invest in both platforms.

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The Kirkland team is led by corporate partners Jacob Traff, Victoria Legg and Adrian Maguire and includes corporate associates Charles Hébert, Rebecca Pearce, James Whybrow, Joe Timmins and Oliver Small; technology & IP transactions partner Jenny Wilson and associates Calum Parfitt, Stephen Coudounaris and Colin Russell; antitrust & competition partner Athina Van Melkebeke and associates Samantha Jones and James Donald; tax partners Peter Abbott and Alan Walker and associate Cosmos Fung; ESG & impact associate Lucia Saborio; and debt finance partners Chris Shield and Sam Sherwood and includes associates Ben Egan and Adrian Kilercioglu.