Press Release

Kirkland Counsels H.I.G. Capital on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Alight’s Payroll and Professional Services Business

Kirkland & Ellis advised H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $60 billion of capital under management, on the signing of a definitive agreement by one of its affiliates to acquire the Payroll and Professional Services Business of Alight, Inc. for up to $1.2 billion. The Payroll and Professional Services Business is a leading global provider of technology-enabled payroll, human capital management and professional services.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Michele Cumpston and Guirgis Nasief and associates Jessica Jaw and Sam Mohazzab; debt finance partners Jason Kanner and Katie Taylor and associates Tina He and Aubrey Pardue; technology & IP transactions partner Vlad Khodosh and associates Seth Pritchard and Cordelia Mikita; and tax partners Lee Morlock and David Morris and associate Matthew Wahlquist.